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2014-04-15 12:21:51

MODESTO, Calif., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: It started as a clever April Fools' joke.

2011-03-30 15:05:00

NEW YORK, March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Scots are in town and gearing up to make their mark on New York City as Scotland Week 2011 kicks off on April 3, 2011.

2011-03-22 10:02:00

NEW YORK, March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hot Scots and bold-faced names take Manhattan by storm and get "Dressed to Kilt" at the ninth annual charity event, this year taking place on Tuesday April 5, 2011.

2010-03-16 08:05:00

NEW YORK, March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Hot Scots and bold-faced names from New York City and around the globe take over Manhattan and get "Dressed to Kilt" at the highly-anticipated annual event, again hosted by Sir Sean and Lady Connery, taking place Monday, April 5, 2010.

2009-08-28 11:54:05

In response to Catholic high school girls' insistence on hiking their plaid kilt uniform hemlines higher, more Toronto-area schools are doing away with kilts. Various Catholic school boards around Toronto have decided to eliminate the traditional kilt as an increasing number of girls have flouted the 6 inches above the kneecap rule, the Toronto Star reported Friday. Bruce Campbell of the Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board told the Star only six of the board's 25 schools now require...

2009-05-18 14:36:36

A Utah school district said a principal will apologize after he ordered a 14-year-old to change out of his kilt because it could be seen as cross-dressing. Gavin McFarland, 14, a student of Scottish heritage at Rocky Mountain Junior High in West Haven, said he wore his traditional Scottish kilt to school Wednesday as part of a school project and his apparel gathered numerous compliments from teachers and classmates, The (Ogden, Utah) Standard-Examiner reported Monday. However, the student...

2009-03-17 17:31:00

Sir Sean and Lady Connery Kick off Tartan Week with Celebrity Runway Fashion Show NEW YORK, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Sophisticated New Yorkers and celebrity Scots from around the globe take over the city and get "Dressed to Kilt" with Sir Sean and Lady Connery playing host of the evening's festivities.

2008-08-08 09:00:13

By DAN CATCHPOLE By Dan Catchpole The Associated Press SEATTLE A 6-foot-tall, 250-pound letter carrier is campaigning for the U.S. Postal Service to add kilts as a uniform option for men.

2008-08-08 03:00:05

BEEFY postie Dean Peterson wants to be allowed to wear the kilt at work in Seattle. Dean, 48, who is 6ft and 18st, says his thighs fill trousers to capacity, causing chafing. He's been wearing the kilt at home since his wife brought him one back from Scotland in 2006.

2006-01-11 13:37:56

KANSAS CITY, Missouri (Reuters) - A Missouri high school student who was barred from a school dance because he was wearing a Scottish kilt has received an apology from school officials after the action sparked outrage among Scottish heritage supporters.

Word of the Day
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").