Tuesday, September 06, 2011

Thought for today

"I can never tell if the person playing the bagpipe is any good at it or not. I'm convinced nobody can, and all the bagpipe players out there are having big laugh about how bad they are and nobody knows it."

-- Pita

Bonus music: The Red Hot Chili Pipers.


  1. I had expected a snarky comment from you like : 'A true gentleman is someone who can play the bagpipes --- but doesn't' ;-)

    OTOH, here's a great (if informal) Piobaireachd:-


  2. A member of defunct British Caledonian Airways' also-defunct bagpipe troupe, who played more than respectably well, was asked by my former group leader, who has perfect pitch, "Why do you play everything in B-flat?" One of the pipers flashed a wicked grin and replied, "We like to think of it as B-unnatural!"


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