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  • proper n. A male given name; the Scottish Gaelic equivalent of John.


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From Scottish Gaelic.


  • Iain is pretty much the Face Of Blogging in the mainstream media.

    Top UK political blogs

  • If the Tories want to reach out to the middle ground whilst also having people with fundamental links to the Thatcher era, a foot in both camps candidate, then Iain is their man.

    Iain Dale on Bracknell shortlist ?

  • I read that Iain is now off to a family party for his father's 80th birthday.

    Sorry Iain

  • Last year I wrote in Iain Dale's guide to political blogging that I felt the awards were too self congratulatory, rather too on message, and the judges rather self selecting in that the same people and the same "friends" get chosen every time.

    Archive 2009-08-01

  • Don't you realise that Iain is not allowed out at night's without her?

    Iain Dale and Ann Widdecombe

  • After a very long dry spell, the Culture is back in Iain M. Banks 'new novel, Matter.

    February 2008

  • New visitors may be interested to learn that this blog appeared at number 90 in Iain Dale's poll of the top 100 right of centre blogs.

    Archive 2008-01-01

  • My proudest moment so far was when I appeared at Number 90 in Iain Dale's "Guide to Blogging 2007: Top 100 Right of Centre Blogs".

    Archive 2008-08-01

  • What Iain is the point of a tax raising Brown level spending pro Europe progressive Conservative Victory.

    Comment 1 ( Dale )

  • Iain is only the granddaddy of the blogosphere for two reasons - (1) Because Tim Worstall decided he didn't want to be any more, and (2) Because he is the only blogger who has the time and resources to compile the Guide.

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