IT was heartening to see the Tartan Army enjoying themselves in London.
One fan, though, was arrested for jumping naked into the fountains at Trafalgar Square before the game, and as another fan posted on a Tartan Army website: "Hope someone got his ticket before he was carted off."
But as another fan cautioned: "He was naked. I hate to think where he was keeping his ticket."
"I SAW a guy drop litter," said the bloke in a Glasgow pub. "I like my city, so I just picked it up and didn't say anything to him."
"What was it?" asked his pal.
"A tenner," he replied.
PERFORMING at the Fringe is not all drunken late nights and talking nonsense. Vicki Weitz is running a marathon every morning from 7am up and down the Royal Mile for 26 days.
What is sweet is that Royal Mile street cleaner Norman Sclater has been inspired to join Twitter as NorSclater so that he could post to her: "You're doing really well Vick. See you tomorrow. Norman the guy who cleans the streets on the Royal Mile."
It's his only tweet.
THE Royal Mile is of course crowded every day with actors, visitors, and buskers. As one local told us: "I saw a couple arguing on the Royal Mile and there was actually a crowd forming. I didn't know whether to intervene or chuck in a pound."
Food for thought?
MARK Chavez, one of the American comedy duo the Pajama Men, was asked what was the best free thing he had seen in Edinburgh.
His answer was a sunny day on the Meadows when so many people brought out disposable barbecues. "It looked like a Civil War re-enactment, with people just wandering around, looking confused," he explained.
Well meant ...
A READER swears to us that she was at a seminar on relationships when the speaker urged the women to text their husbands to tell them they loved them.
One woman got a reply asking if she had crashed the car and another was told: "I thought we agreed afternoon drinking was a bad idea."
UNMARRIED women can sometimes be a bit more scathing. A reader watched a chap chatting to a woman in a Glasgow pub who asked her: "Do you fancy going camping?"
"No thanks," she replied. "I have a house."
BAND names continued. Says Jim Buchan: "A numpty friend was flicking through the Glasgow gig guide and commented that The Scotia was featuring a band called TBA at the end of the month.
"He then piped up: 'Ye know that band must be good, as they get plenty of gigs around the city. They're playing loads of pubs'."
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