The Great Highland Bagpipes were developed by a group of Celts called the Picts and perfected by another group called the Gaels, but the original bagpipe came all the way from Egypt and the Middle East where older varieties still play an important part of culture!
Did you know...
That the modern kilt is actually only half of a true kilt? The original kilt was 60" by 16', but because looms were smaller back then they had to weave it in one long strip 30" by 25' (or 9 yards) and then cut it in half and sew it together, originating the phrase "The whole 9 yards".
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