A Tour of Edinburgh
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From the top of Arthur's Seat the people look like ants, but with 2 legs and no chitinous exoskeleton.
Mary Queen of Scots was crowned in the Virgin Megastore on Princes Street.
Until 1960 the North side of the city was infested by amphibians, hence the term 'Newt Town'.The newts were driven into the sea by Terry Scott, his monument still dominates Prince's Street.
In 2009 the name Arthur's Seat will change to Arthur's Ford, when the Spanish car company's sponsorship ends.
Edinburgh Castle is built on an active volcano and could shower you in molten red death at any time.
To ensure good luck the locals spit on the Heart of Midlothian on The Royal Mile, visitors are discouraged from doing this and instead spit on the welcome mat at Dixons.
Greyfriars Bobby was created by a marketing firm in 1963 to boost the sale of stuffed toy dogs.
In 1984 Edinburgh's most famous fortune teller Mary McNap was killed by a runaway truck outside Dolcis.
According to current plans by 2012 every building in Edinburgh will have been converted into an hotel.
The side of the new Museum of Scotland was inspired by the architects' open filing cabinet.
It is illegal to roll down the grassy banks in Prince's Street Gardens without written permission from the Lord Provost
Edinburgh has more bakeries than trees.
John Knox's House is a popular sight in the Old Town. John Knox's Shed, however, was bought by an American millionaire, dismantled and reconstructed in Arizona.
An episode of the popular US TV series Starsky & Hutch was filmed in Edinburgh. Antonio 'Huggy Bear' Fargas enjoyed the experience so much he now lives on Lothian Road above Woolworths.
Food protesters scaled The Scott Monument in 1997 and as a result neeps can now be sold without tatties.
One of Edinburgh's most famous historical figures was Deacon Bridie, so called due to his fondness for cake.