A Robert Burns is for life

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A Robert Burns is for life, not just for 25 JanuaryOn 25 January, people all over the world will congregate to feast upon a spicy sheep’s stomach – but not before they’ve recited a poem in its honour. The occasion is Burns Night, the poem is Robert Burns’s Address To a Haggis, and this weekend’s festivities may take on a unique historical significance in the decades ahead: 2014 is, of course, the year of the Scottish Independence referendum.

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