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    Posted on May 28, 2015

    14 Movie Stereotypes All Scottish People Are Tired Of Seeing

    America may love Scotland, but not as much as they love clichés about Scotland.

    1. All women in Scotland have red hair: No other hair colours exist.

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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hkizwJUiVjA
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TEHWDA_6e3M

    2. Men only ever wear kilts, regardless of climate, situation, or historical accuracy.

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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Q59m9eIJnc
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A6050kRmNZ8
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    3. Men also spend 80% of their life too drunk to walk.

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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ofq2HSoP5ZQ
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IqycJpRdVaY

    4. And Scottish women aren't far behind them.

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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=udfmphd6Otc

    5. There's nothing funnier than a man playing the bagpipes.

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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WqyAwS2YQY4
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9nQwaUMmuLU

    6. Nessie is not just real, but unavoidable.

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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L90001PVzec
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hJsFtpu86g4

    7. You can't leave the house without ending up at the Highland Games.

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    8. And you can't walk anywhere without sheep getting in the way.

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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LuRzxiN8Lzg
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JoXdC2zDi0s

    9. Eating haggis is pretty much the most disgusting thing you can do.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QbvbIN0nN7A
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rI_XtoD9iL8
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    10. You can tell a scene is set in Scotland because there's always a beautiful mountain nearby.

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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mHt2fUEhGvw
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=97ax8T7RPMs

    11. Which is handy, as the main pastime is looking at the beautiful scenery in a meaningful way.

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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j53_WxqPZ7c
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w0-2kzujLA8

    12. Scots are obsessed with fighting.

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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ZFoUT_BWB4

    13. Especially with other Scots.

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    14. And any provocation – no matter how minor – will makes Scots put on blue face paint and start screaming about freedom.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i2sECF8RWPA
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p9Q48YlFKEA
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