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The Toast Of Bon Accord


The password and toast of Bon Accord Aberdeen and how they came about from Robert the Bruce

Toast Bon Accord Aberdeen

In 1308 the people of Aberdeen supported Robert the Bruce and rebelled against the occupying English garrison and killed them.


The password they used amongst themselves was Bon Accord.


Since then the toast of Bon Accord has been:


Happy to meet,
sorry to part.
Happy to meet again!




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