Please accept Galiza as an integral part of United Kingdom when Scotland becomes independent
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We Galicians are aware of the fact that Scotland may become independent in 2014 and that this issue is worrying you. You needn't think of a solution to this challenge because we have found an innovative proposal that you won't be able to refuse:
We propose you to accept Galiza as an integral part of the United Kingdom.
This may come as a surprise to you but Galiza is also a Celtic nation in the northwest of Spain. With us on board you won't miss the following:
- Scottish pipes: we have our own.
- Celtic of Glasgow: we have Celta Vigo
- An amazing landscape, we have that too
- Scottish clans, we have plenty of them (caciques are included)
- Our people like their drinks as Scots do
- We have a vibrant cultural and music scene
- In Galiza it also rains a lot
- We have a strong identity like Scottish people do.
- We are also an Atlantic country
- Flags of both countries have similar colours
- We also have some stingy people.
- Santiago of Compostela is our Edinburgh
With Galicians as part of the UK, you will gain the following:
- Hard-working people
- Galician people accent (in English) is easier to understand than the Scottish accent
- If you leave us alone, we won't bother you
- Lovely food and drinks (e.g. cozido instead of haggies, licor cafe instead of whisky, etc.)
- We speak the most spoken Roman languages of the world: Portuguese (Galician) and Spanish (Galician). We are able to communicate with both Brazil and Mexico using our two languages.
- Milder weather than in Scotland
- We share a similar sense of humour with British people (“retranca” is the Galician irony)
- British economy will improve with our fishing industry, textile (e.g. Zara), cultural tourism (The Way of St James), best beach of the world (Praia de Rodas, Ilhas Cies ,Vigo).
- Our seafood is worldwide famous (mussels, oysters, lobsters, etc.)
We look forward to hearing from you
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