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There have been more than 1,000 visits to this blog and most visitors came from the United Kingdom .  Top UK visitors were from Edinburgh (Edinburgers?), Glasgow (easy, Glaswegians), London (Londoners), Leicester (Erm, Leicestrians?), Fife (Fifers) and…East Lothian.

What do you call a person from East Lothian?

An East Lothiat?  An East Lothianer? An East Lothianite? Extremely Lucky?

Our overseas visitors, show in order were from: United States, India, Netherlands, Belgium, Canada, France, Australia, Germany, Italy, Pakistan, Poland, Nepal, Thailand, Taiwan, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Israel, Trinidad and Tobago, Mauritius, Russian Federation, South Africa, Denmark, Mexico, Ireland, Singapore, Philippines, Macedonia, Cyprus, Slovakia, Turkey, Greece, Japan, Spain, Oman, Sri Lanka, United Arab Emirates, Romania, Qatar, Bosnia and Herzegovina,  Norway,  Finland,  Sweden,  Czech Republic,  Switzerland, Jersey,  Ukraine,  Kuwait,  Ecuador,  Kenya,  Nigeria,  Zimbabwe, Brazil, New Zealand, Chile, Guyana, Jamaica, Islamic Republic of Iran, Republic of Korea, Portugal, Egypt, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Macau and Montenegro.

P.S.  If you have ever wanted to know the name for a resident of a particular place (‘demonym’) take a look at the book Labels for Locals by Paul Dickson or geography-site.co.uk.