"Ceud mìle fàilte!"
Translation:A hundred thousand welcomes!
Historically there were two spellings for the two words that meant '100' and 'first' so nobody knew which was which. The
people authorities in Scotland have standardized on
- ceud '100'
- ciad 'first'
It's not for us in Scotland to say how it is or should be spelt in Canada. I don't know if there is an intention to go by the Scottish standard or if you have your own standard or if you are happy with variety.
Use ASCII on your keyboard á is by holding alt key and type 160 ó is by holding alt key and type 162 The codes are different if you need a capital, but you don't try to type a letter you type the code. here's a website https://theasciicode.com.ar/extended-ascii-code/division-sign-obelus-ascii-code-246.html
In Scotland or in Ireland? You are completely right in Scotland, but we are given the impression that it is much more common in Ireland, extending well beyond the Tourism board to at least everyone who works in the tourist industry, if not the general populus.
(Forgive me if I am wrong - I just assumed that someone who calls themselves 'Patrick_Irish' and displays a flag that no one in a Presbyterian country like Scotland would even recognise, is in fact Irish.)
OK, I exaggerated a bit. But I guess it is still true that more people would recognise this particular flag in Ireland than in Scotland. It is, as you point out, quite distinctive. You are not supposed to put yellow and white together, and so it is very unusual, with the Vatican's explanation that
The yellow and white stripes on the flag of the Vatican City break the heraldic rule of tincture; this is because the Vatican follows God’s rules and not man’s. D