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

    "Far's the loon?"

    1. "Fit"

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    What it usually means: A state of peak physical condition.

    What it means in the North East: What. Example: "Fit like the day?"

    2. "Buttery"

    3. "Min"

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    What it usually means: A diminutive form of the word "minute".

    What it means in the North East: Man. Example: "Aye aye min, fit like?"

    4. "Loon"

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    What it usually means: Someone who is a bit weird or eccentric.

    What it means in the North East: Boy. Example: "Far's the loon?" "He's run awa'!"

    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".

    6. "Quine"

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    What it usually means: A regal lady.

    What it means in the North East: All ladies. Example: "Yon quine's got a face like a skelpit airse."

    7. "Fan"

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    What it usually means: A device you use to keep cool.

    What it means in the North East: When. Example: "Fan's he buggerin aff awa' hame?"

    8. "Smore"

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    What it usually means: A delicious American treat made with marshmallows, crackers, and chocolate.

    What it means in the North East: Smothered. Example: "I'm smored wi the cal'."

    9. "Ben"

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    What it usually means: A man's name.

    What it means in the North East: Down or through. Example: "Awa' ben the hoose!"

    10. "Rug"

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    What it usually means: A decorative floor covering.

    What it means in the North East: Pull. Example: "I'm ruggin' it as hard as a' can!"

    11. "Pints"

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    What it usually means: Units of measurement, usually for beer.

    What it means in the North East: Shoelaces. Example: "Dee up yer pints or ye'll fa' ooer!"

    12. "Rare"

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    What it usually means: Something that's very scarce.

    What it means in the North East: Great, excellent. Example: "'At's a rare jaiket yi hiv on."

    13. "Lug"

    14. "Greeting"

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    What it usually means: A polite welcome.

    What it means in the North East: Crying. Example: "Fit's that loon greetin' fae?"

    15. "Far"

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    What it usually means: A long way away.

    What it means in the North East: Where. Example: "Far aboots are ye fae?"

    16. "Hillock"

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    What it usually means: A small hill.

    What it means in the North East: A lot. Example: "'er's a hillock o' butteries left."

    17. "Spear"

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    What it usually means: A long weapon with a pointed tip.

    What it means in the North East: Asking. Example: "Foo much are you spearin' for that funcy piece?"

    18. "Foo"

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