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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.

John Boyd Dunlop (1840-1921) John B Dunlop was born in Ayrshire, Scotland. After completing his schooling, Dunlop practiced as a veterinary surgeon first in Edinburgh and then in Ireland. His son asked him to improve the ride on his tricycle on the cobblestone streets of Belfast. He cut up an old garden hose, made it into a tub, pumped it up with air and fitted it to the rear wheels of his son's tricycle. Dunlop had reinvented the pneumatic tire. Photo:

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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.