After having dug to a depth of 10 feet last year, Irish scientists
found traces of copper wire dating back 100 years and came to the conclusion that their ancestors already had a telephone network more
than 100 years ago.

Not to be outdone by the Irish, in the weeks that followed, an English
archaeologist dug to a depth of 20 feet, and shortly after, a story
published in the Daily Herald read:

"English archaeologists, finding traces of 130-year-old copper wire,
have concluded that their ancestors already had an advanced high-tech
communications network 30 years earlier than the Irish".

One week later, the Banffshire Advertiser in Buckie, Scotland, reported
the following:

"After digging as deep as 30 feet in his pasture near Enzie Braes ,
Banffshire, Jock Broon, a self-taught archaeologist, reported that he
found absolutely f**k all. Jock has therefore concluded that 130 years
ago, Scotland had already gone wireless."

Just makes you proud to be a Scot!