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Is This A Dirty Phrase Or A Real Place Name In Scotland?

Do you think people live in Twathats? And is Bawheid a real town?

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    Correct answer: Place

    It might sound like a word you'd shout at someone who was wearing shit headgear, but Twathats is a real place in Dumfries and Galloway. Other notable names from the same area include Little Cocklick and Cocklicks Farm.

    Correct answer: Place
    Via ordnancesurvey.co.uk
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    Correct answer: Slang

    It literally means "ball-head", and is an ideal insult to shout at anyone who looks like a saggy scrotum.

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    Via BBC / Giphy
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    This is Shaggart Farm in Sauchen, Aberdeenshire. Shaggart actually means "fragments" in Scots, so stop sniggering.

    Correct answer: Place
    Via ordnancesurvey.co.uk
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    Boysack is a village in Angus, Scotland, not far from Arbroath. It's not, and this is important to remember, a young guy's ballsack.

    Correct answer: Place
    Via ordnancesurvey.co.uk
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    It means willy.

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    Via wifflegif.com
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    Correct answer: Place

    It's the name of a stream in Perth and Kinross, not something you accidentally do to yourself when you have sex on a nylon carpet.

    Correct answer: Place
    Via Google
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    It's Scottish rhyming slang for wank, as in "gies a hamshank, doll."

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    Via Channel 4 / Giphy
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    It's a Glasgow term meaning someone who's a total headcase, hooligan, or trouble-maker.

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    Via Channel 4 Films / Giphy
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    Correct answer: Place

    It's a delightful small village in North Lanarkshire, not far from Crindledyke.

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    Via ordnancesurvey.co.uk
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    It's a wee village in East Renfrewshire. Spunkie actually means "will-o'-the-wisp" in Scots. Not spunk.

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    Via ordnancesurvey.co.uk
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    Peerie Breast is on Orkney, and it isn't too far from Mirky Hole and Twatt, if you fancy visiting several rude place names in one day.

    Correct answer: Place
    Via ordnancesurvey.co.uk
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    It means bum.

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    It means penny sweets, or, occasionally, drugs. As in "ah wis’ pure swedgered oot ma nut last night man".

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    Via Universal Pictures / Giphy
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    Correct answer: Place

    It's a beautiful, partially flooded sea cave on Shetland, not far from Longa Tonga, Flae-ass, and Tittynans Hill.

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    Via ordnancesurvey.co.uk

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