How Haggis Might Save The United Kingdom

July 6, 2014 in Daily Bulletin

Later this year Scots will vote on whether or not to secede from the United Kingdom. The Brits are doing everything in their power to avoid that writes Steven Erlanger:

  • Haggis, a traditional Scottish delicacy, is banned in the US as America doesn’t allow the consumption of sheep’s lungs – vital to a proper haggis.
  • Britain’s environment secretary visited Washington and lobbying for the legalization of haggis was a centerpiece of his mission to the States.
  • The export of haggis and other specialty foods could be worth up to $85 billion a year.
  • The Brits no doubt hope that by opening up the American market, the Scots will have further reason to stay within the Kingdom.

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Source: The New York Times

Via: Marginal Revolution