The Concise Field Guide to the Haggis of Scotland
There are many tall tales told about the haggis, perhaps the best and most frequently told one is this ….
Haggis live in the mountains of Scotland. They have two long legs and two short legs. This enables them to run round the sides of mountains much more easily and much faster because the short legs are on the up slope and the long legs provide balance on the down slope. Because of this, haggis are very easy to catch. Simply set your trap on a haggis ‘path’ and it will run round the mountain and straight into it. It is, of course, a total fabrication and it would render haggis extinct very, very quickly. In order to dispel this myth and to provide insight into the real haggis of Scotland, this field guide has been produced ….