Epic Rap Battles of… Medieval Scotland?

In a random twist of research for an upcoming book I came across this gem. It was a thing made popular in the 15th and 16th centuries in Scotland, and usually consisted of two drunken Scottish Poets. This little thing I’m talking about is Flyting (pronounced FLY-ting, rhymes with fighting).

Flyting- (n) a dispute or exchange of personal abuse in verse form. Continue reading

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