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32 words and phrases that mean something different in Scotland

If you live in Scotland - or have Scottish relatives - then you probably know the alternative meaning behind these everyday words.

But if you don’t have links to Scotland, these words and their meanings may not be what you think.

What people outwith Scotland think it means - To send communication to someone. 'What people in Scotland know it means - A name for your grocery shopping.

1. Messages

What people outwith Scotland think it means - To send communication to someone. 'What people in Scotland know it means - A name for your grocery shopping.
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What people outwith Scotland think it means - A portion of something. 'What people in Scotland know it means - Sandwiches.

2. Piece

What people outwith Scotland think it means - A portion of something. 'What people in Scotland know it means - Sandwiches.
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What people outwith Scotland think it means - A type of screw. 'What people in Scotland know it means - Go away.

3. Bolt

What people outwith Scotland think it means - A type of screw. 'What people in Scotland know it means - Go away.
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What people outwith Scotland think it means - A type of propulsion system. 'What people in Scotland know it means - a crazy person.

4. Rocket

What people outwith Scotland think it means - A type of propulsion system. 'What people in Scotland know it means - a crazy person.
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