> Is it proper for a man to carry a skean-dhu in his sock > when wearing an ordinary kilt, or should it only be carried with a > dress kilt? =
A sgian dubh is not a weapon, it's a utility knife (although today's vers=
are more often suitable for gouging pieces off a marshmallow rather than
Therefore it is even more proper at outings where somebody might be expec=
to bring one's own knife (such as picknicks) than at fancy events (like
balls) where cutlery is likely to be provided by the organizers.
So, yes, it's OK to wear a sgian dubh whenever you are wearing a kilt
(there'd not be much point in carrying one under your usual pants).
Anselm Lingnau ......................... firstname.lastname@example.org=
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