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18 Words That Mean Something Totally Different To People In The North East Of Scotland

"Far's the loon?"

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2. "Buttery"

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What it usually means: Something with a salty, creamy taste.

What it means in the North East: The best snack of all time.

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5. "Foggy Bummer"

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What it usually means: The feeling you get when it's crap weather outside. "It's so foggy. Bummer."

What it means in the North East: Bumblebee. Example: "I wis jist jaggit wi' a foggy bummer".

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13. "Lug"

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What it usually means: Carry or drag a heavy or bulky object.

What it means in the North East: Ear. Example: "Yon dug's an affa big pair o' lugs!"

18. "Foo"

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What it usually means: Part of the name of a rock band.

What it means in the North East: How. Example: "Foo's yer doos?"