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19 Things That Piss Off Every Single Person From Fife

"FAY FIFE, IS THAT YOUR NAME? ARE YOU FAY FIFE? HAHAHAHA!" Get tae fuck.

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3. No one ever remembering that we're home to the oldest university in Scotland.

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St. Andrews University was founded in 1413. Edinburgh didn't get a university until 1582, so remember that fact the next time someone says Fifers are dumb.

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7. Oh, and saying "it takes a long spoon to sup with a Fifer." What does that even mean?

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That we keep ourselves to ourselves? That we don't like to share? Er, you guys are the ones trying to steal our food with a long spoon; you're the problem here.

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12. Being told we're yokels who live "in the sticks".

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We're not exactly hillbillies: Fife has a big population and loads of sizeable towns. I mean come on, Glenrothes is hardly a rural idyll, is it? And despite what you may have heard, we don't marry our sisters or do questionable things to pigs.

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16. People thinking that Fife is a town.

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It's actually pretty massive, is made up of dozens of towns and villages, and was one of the major Pictish kingdoms back in the day. So now you know.

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Thanks to CJ Johnson, John Morton, Catherine Thwaites, and Allison Calder for additional suggestions.