What Do Scotsmen Wear Under Their Kilts?

Here is the answer to the question you undoubtedly have often asked: What do Scotsmen wear under their kilts?

In a bit of investigative reporting, Ken Jennings has researched the topic and provided answers in his The Debunker column at: http://bit.ly/2CondTW.

I’ll leave the racier bits for you to find in Ken Jennings’ column. But I will say that I was interested to learn that “… the traditional Scottish kilt is a lot less traditional than you probably think. The original Highland plaid was the ‘great kilt,’ a belted piece of tartan worn as a cloak from the shoulders. The modern kilt only dates back to the turn of the 18th century, and sources from that era actually credit it to Thomas Rawlinson, an English industrialist!”

You can learn more about “going regimental” at: http://bit.ly/2CondTW.


The punch line is: “Nothing is worn under the kilt – It’s all in perfect working order.” to which one wag answered, “That’s because it’s never been used!”


    OTOH, exactly why would that person be called a wag??


    your reply is correct, but the question is worded wrong, the real ? is ” What is worn under a Scotsman’s kilt?” Answer- Nothing is worn, it’s all in fine working condition.. This question is ask a lot at any Scottish Highland festival. When you ask it as “What does a Scotsman wear under his kilt?” the answer doesn’t fit. It’s all in the words.


According to the pub song: A Blue Ribbon!


I heard the answer as “Nothing. If he’s wearing anything under his kilt, it’r really an Irishman in drag.”


Shoes, hose, flashes, and a sgian dubh.


God bless them in the winter.


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