At 08:31 PM 1/31/99 , Stephanie Steely wrote:
> The Scots comedian/actor Billy Connelly was on an American
>talk show last night. When asked what the biggest difference was
>between Americans and Scots he replied that Americans and Australians
>tend to be extremely optimistic. By comparison, Scots are pessimistic.
>Of course, it's hard to know when, or if, you can ever take Billy Connelly
Americans believe we're living in the best of all possible worlds.
Scots are afraid the Americans may be right.