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What English People Say Vs What Scottish People Say

Be more honest. Be more direct. Be more Scottish.

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1. When you're on a crowded train.

English people say: "Excuse me, would you mind terribly moving down a bit?"Scottish people say: "Awrite pal, gonnae shift doon? Ye cannae fit a quart into a pint pot."
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English people say: "Excuse me, would you mind terribly moving down a bit?"

Scottish people say: "Awrite pal, gonnae shift doon? Ye cannae fit a quart into a pint pot."

2. When you've just tripped over the pavement.

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English people say: "I tripped over and it was so embarrassing."

Scottish people say: "A pure cowped it like a right fanny."

3. When you want to leave the conversation you're in.

English people say: "Oh, I've just remembered, I've got to go."Scottish people say: "THAT'LL DO! Yer patter's shite!"
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English people say: "Oh, I've just remembered, I've got to go."

Scottish people say: "THAT'LL DO! Yer patter's shite!"

4. When you're nervous before an important meeting at work.

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English people say: "I'm worried about this meeting I have at work next week."

Scottish people say: "A'm feart this meetin's gonnae go doon the pan. Shiten' masel!"

5. When your mate's just passed their driving test.

English people say: "You've passed your driving test? That's great! Well done you!"Scottish people say: "GAUN YERSEL' HEN!"
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English people say: "You've passed your driving test? That's great! Well done you!"

Scottish people say: "GAUN YERSEL' HEN!"

6. When you've just been to a kinda gross restaurant.

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English people say: "I wouldn't recommend that restaurant, it was filthy."

Scottish people say: "You'd have to pay me to eat at that shit hole again, it was a right clatty midden!"

7. When you're trying to describe someone unattractive.

English people say: "He's not the best looking chap."Scottish people say: "Just lookin' at his coupon gis me the boak!"
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English people say: "He's not the best looking chap."

Scottish people say: "Just lookin' at his coupon gis me the boak!"

8. When you need to ask someone to stop.

English people say: "I'm sorry, but could you please stop doing that?"Scottish people say: "Here, you! Gonnae no dae that?!"
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English people say: "I'm sorry, but could you please stop doing that?"

Scottish people say: "Here, you! Gonnae no dae that?!"

9. When you're describing a unit of measurement.

English people say: "Yikes, that cyclist only missed me by a few inches!"Scottish people say: "Oi, ya bastart, gonnae watch where you're going? You missed me by a bawhair."
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English people say: "Yikes, that cyclist only missed me by a few inches!"

Scottish people say: "Oi, ya bastart, gonnae watch where you're going? You missed me by a bawhair."

10. When you need to say "hi".

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English people say: "Hi!"

Scottish people say: "Awrite bawbags!"

11. When you were caught in a downpour.

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English people say: "This weather's jolly rotten, isn't it?"

Scottish people say: "It's pishin' it doon and now a'm pure drookit! 'Sake."

12. When you're describing a Chatty Cathy.

English people say: "She's a bit of a chatterbox!"Scottish people say: "She'll not stop bumpin her gums, what a bletherer!"
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English people say: "She's a bit of a chatterbox!"

Scottish people say: "She'll not stop bumpin her gums, what a bletherer!"

13. When someone's just lost their temper.

English people say: "He seemed a tad upset."Scottish people say: "A dinnae ken whit happened, one minute he's fine and the next he took a pure maddy and went aff his heid."
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English people say: "He seemed a tad upset."

Scottish people say: "A dinnae ken whit happened, one minute he's fine and the next he took a pure maddy and went aff his heid."

14. When you're trying to tell someone it's fine.

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English people say: "That's OK!"

Scottish people say: "Nae danger pal!"

15. When you're commiserating your friend.

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English people say: "You didn't get that job you applied for? That's a shame."

Scottish people say: "Those bastarts never gave you the job? Aw man, that's totally shan."

16. When you're remarking on someone's weight loss.

English people say: "You look great, have you lost weight?"Scottish people say: "Are ye no eating right? Ye dinnae hae enough room inside ye for a rheumatic pain."
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English people say: "You look great, have you lost weight?"

Scottish people say: "Are ye no eating right? Ye dinnae hae enough room inside ye for a rheumatic pain."

17. When you just need some peace and quiet.

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English people say: "Would you mind terribly keeping it down?"

Scottish people say: "GI' US PEACE MAN!"

18. When you doubt the truth of someone's story.

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English people say: "Are you absolutely sure that's correct?"

Scottish people say: "Aye, right," *rolls eyes*

19. When someone takes it a bit far.

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English people say: "You're pushing your luck a bit."

Scottish people say: "That'll do, ya chancer."

20. When your friend's embarrassed.

English people say: "You're blushing!"Scottish people say: "You've got a face like a well skelped arse!"
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English people say: "You're blushing!"

Scottish people say: "You've got a face like a well skelped arse!"

21. When you just want to be left alone.

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English people say: "Would you mind if I spent some time on my own for a while?"

Scottish people say: "Oan yer bike, noo."