17 Funny things Scots do that the rest of the world doesn’t like ‘clapping dugs’

Scottish folk have no shortage of quirks and customs that are seemingly unique to Scotland, but what is commonplace here could raise eyebrows elsewhere.

Award-winning scenery and fascinating heritage are aspects of Scotland that make it a world-famous place to visit but the country has plenty more to offer. It is often said that “people make Glasgow” and in turn it’s also true that “people make Scotland” – as it is the country’s residents that add to its colourful culture with their various quirks.

We asked our followers ‘What are weird things that Scots do that the rest of the world don't?’ and compiled some of their answers into this list. Carry on reading to discover 17 of these ‘funny things’ that people in Scotland do that - apparently - the rest of the world does not.