Humour & Irony

You too, can be officially ironic.

Click any picture to navigate to the page of interest for more information about this tartan or its associated day.

MacHinery Dress

Apr 1
April Fool's Day

This is the only official tartan designed as a joke with a pun for a name.

'Clan' MacEvil

May 5
Revenge of the Fifth (Dark Side Day)

The colours used in the tartan represent the following: black for the 'Dark Side' in each of us; purple royalty; grey for the 'Grey area' in which we live our lives; white for charitable actions and donations of the group; dark red for the bloodline of the loosely knit clan.

Dirty Lung

May 31
No Tobacco Day

This is the only tartan designed as a joke with a pun for a name.

Boring and Dull

Aug 9
Boring and Dull Day

There is a tartan for this pairing of most unexceptionally named cities, Boring, Oregon and Dull, Scotland. The tartan blends red, white, and blue colours together, celebrating the USA connection, while the saltire is shown throughout the tartan. ​

Clan Inebriated

Dec 5
The Repeal of Prohibition

Clan Inebriated Statement from the Clan: "Being involved with various Scottish and Irish events throughout Southern California, we have met many a folk who share our enthusiastic and humorous outlook on life, but not our shared ethnic background. So, we started Clan Inebriated as a wee parody on the Scottish Clan system so that all may join and feel welcome! We have since gone worldwide ... "

April Fool's!

Apr 1
April Fool's Day

"MacHinery" is in fact a spelling variant of 'machinery'. This tartan prank was designed to fool an individual regarding an nonexistent clan.

Clan MacEvil incarnate

May 5
Revenge of the Fifth (Dark Side Day)

A Renaissance Faire based group with a Scotland sanctioned tartan. This Clan is NOT based in Evil. It's irony, folks.

Cigarette packaging

May 31
No Tobacco Day

Designed with the most detestable colours possible, particularly Pantone 448 C, the world's ugliest colour.

Sister Cities

Aug 9
Boring and Dull Day

In 2013, the rural Australian town of Bland also twinned with the two cities, as a lighthearted way to embrace the community's name.

Clan Inebriated Logo

Dec 5
The Repeal of Prohibition

"To Drink. To Friends. To Fun."