David Tennant, the Doctor before Smith, was another scot but he adopted an English accent for the role.
The new prime minister, of course, is no Gordon Brown—a dour scot with no gift for small talk.
And then when they do, because of you, they get off scot free!
This allows news reporters to translate whatever is said by a scot being interviewed into whatever will make the most news.
Then it found him: an obsessive, cobalt-blue-eyed scot by the name of Alex Ferguson.
Many had tried to secure him by fair fishing, but though once or twice hooked he had so far got off scot free.
The ungainly little scot did not leave the Wythburn district.
That is a humorous way of contrasting the jealous patriotism of the scot with the passionate individualism of the Celt.
"May ye hang him up for it, Bailiff Scroope," replied the scot.
As the major passed he jostled the scot with his shoulder with a rudeness openly intentional.
Old English Scottas (plural) "inhabitants of Ireland, Irishmen," from Late Latin Scotti (c.400), of uncertain origin, perhaps from Celtic (but answering to no known tribal name; Irish Scots appears to be a Latin borrowing). The name followed the Irish tribe which invaded Scotland 6c. C.E. after the Romans withdrew from Britain, and after the time of Alfred the Great the Old English word described only the Irish who had settled in the northwest of Britain.