a well-known fact that Scots are very fond of 'Tatties an herrin', and
some are fonder of the herring than the tatties.
was doing nobly at the tea-table when he called to his wife for more.
Murdo" she replied "ca cannie, ye hae haed twal awreadies."
weill, aiblins sae" said Murdo " bit ane o them wis