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Northern Ireland 10 Pounds 2005 Front: Veterinary surgeon John Boyd Dunlop (1840-1921) who invented a pneumatic tyre; Bicycle; Back: (Portico of) Belfast City Hall; Watermark: Portrait of John Boyd Dunlop; Word "Ten".

David Dunbar Buick (September 17, 1854 – March 5, 1929) was a Scottish-born Detroit inventor, best known for founding the Buick Motor Company. He headed this company and its predecessor from 1902 until 1906, thereby helping to create one of the most successful nameplates in United States motor vehicle history. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Dunbar_Buick

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How Scottish Are You?

How Scottish Are You? I got: As Scottish as Billy Connolly dancing the Highland Fling in front of a bagpiper. You’re witty, occasionally belligerent, addicted to fried food and unfailingly friendly: you’re the most Scottish person ever.

"William 'Tiger' Dunlop" attributed to James Bowman (1834) at the Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto - From the curators' comments: ""Tiger" Dunlop (1792-1848) came to Canada from Scotland in 1826 as an official for the Canada Company to help colonize Upper Canada. Settling near Goderich, he developed his persona as "the backwoodsman." At 6'3", Dunlop was an imposing figure, notoriously rambunctious, eccentric and witty."