WSJ: Scots fight virus with [Scots] humour

“‘Stay in the hoose if ye can’—ribald YouTube voiceovers credited with persuading a rebellious people to wear masks….Janey Godley, whose voice-overs of Ms. Sturgeon’s daily Covid briefings are often seen by more people than the real thing broadcast on television, and are feted by researchers and health officials as one of the reasons Scotland so far has done better in containing the pandemic than other countries in the U.K.”

The Secret Ingredient in Scotland’s Covid Fight: Comedy

EDINBURGH-As new Covid infections picked up pace this month, Scotland’s leader Nicola Sturgeon stepped up to her podium at the country’s Parliament to announce another nationwide lockdown. “I been asking people all year to stay in the hoose if ye can, wash yer hands, stay away from each other-remember the two Alsatians rule: stay two meters, two full Alsatians apart,” people heard.

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