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    18 Times YouTube Couldn't Understand The Scottish Accent

    YouTube's auto captioning is bad at the best of times, but add a Scottish accent and things get weird.

    1. Trainspotting.

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    What he actually said: "We're ruled by effete arseholes. It’s a shite state of affairs to be in Tommy and all the fresh air in the world won’t make any fucking difference."

    2. Braveheart.

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    What she said: "And you're going to teach me to read that."

    3. Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone.

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    What he said: "A wizard. And a thumping good one I’d wager, once you train up a little."

    4. Whisky Galore!

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    What he said: "Something far, far worse."

    5. The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie.

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    What she said: "But you will always be Brodie girls."

    6. Rob Roy.

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    What she said: "Och."

    7. Rob Roy (again).

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    What he said: "Leave the blade be, Sir, this is not your quarrel."

    8. Taggart.

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    What he said: "James Martin, ex-whisky baron."

    9. Monarch of the Glen.

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    (He's humming).

    10. Macbeth.

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    What he said: "False face must hide what the false heart doth know."

    11. Filth.

    What he said: "Who taught you that technique - a frigging cheese maker?"

    12. River City.

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    What she said: "He's not answering."

    13. Rabbie Burns' Tam O'Shanter.

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    What he said: "When chapmen billies leave the street."

    14. Highlander.

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    What he said: "Greetings!"

    15. Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me.

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    What he said: "Where's my money?"

    16. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.

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    What she said: "We and our guests gather in the Great Hall for a night."

    17. The Simpsons.

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    What he said: "Row, row, row your boat."

    18. Trainspotting (again).

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    Actually, I think we'll cut YouTube a little slack on this one.

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