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    21 North-Of-England Habits I Lost When I Moved To Scotland

    "Ey up luv, can you mek us a brew?" *Blank stares all round*

    1. Leaving your coat at home on nights out.

    2. Asking for gravy with your chips...

    3. ...or mushy peas.

    4. Calling people "luv".

    5. Taking offence.

    6. Thinking that "whisky" = Bell's.

    7. Shortening your sentences.

    8. Saying "barm cake" or "cob".

    9. Saying "us" instead of "me".

    10. Thinking you can cope with bad weather.

    11. Waiting until it actually gets warm to have a picnic.

    12. Going out on Christmas Eve.

    13. Staying in at New Year.

    14. Lying in bed at weekends.

    15. Calling grumpy people "mardy".

    16. Or accusing people of "mithering" you.

    17. Drinking Boddingtons.

    18. Feeling like the underdog.

    19. Eating steak and kidney puddings...

    20. ...and black peas. And bags of boiled potatoes.

    21. And, of course, asking people to make you a brew.