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    A Scottish man who regularly travels to England was shocked when a shop assistant in Milton Keynes refused to accept his Scottish banknote.
    He was even asked: ‘Where’s Scotland?’
    William Mackay had been at the TK Maxx store in Milton Keynes when a shop assistant allegedly refused to accept the Scottish currency and said she’d ‘never seen foreign money before’.
    According to Mr Mackay, a store manager was called and he examined the currency by ‘holding it up to the light’ as if it was ‘a fraud’.


    Read more: http://metro.co.uk/2016/02/18/englis...#ixzz48DYkCS9T

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    Before TSR gets antsy, the issue was more about whether the store wanted to accept Scottish notes, and less about being totally ignorant of Scotland's existence.

    Protip: Stores don't legally have to accept them.
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    I think it's time we rebuilt Hadrians wall, and made Scotland pay for it.
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    I've worked in retail and I admit I got nervous when I had to check non-English pounds as I wasn't familiar with them.
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    Well... nobody has to accept non-standard banknotes. they are not a legal tender in the uk.
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    (Original post by thunder_chunky)
    I think it's time we rebuilt Hadrians wall, and made Scotland pay for it.
    But that would mean we lose parts of England like Carlisle and Sunderland...


    ...yeah, rebuild it!
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    (Original post by Drewski)
    But that would mean we lose parts of England like Carlisle and Sunderland...


    ...yeah, rebuild it!
    A small price to pay.
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    Where is Milton Keynes?
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