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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 prod. 'What people in Scotland know it means - A cone-shaped container often used to serve fish and chips.

9. Poke

What people outwith Scotland think it means - To prod. 'What people in Scotland know it means - A cone-shaped container often used to serve fish and chips.
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What people outwith Scotland think it means - To make a low, steady sound. 'What people in Scotland know it means - When something stinks.

10. Humming

What people outwith Scotland think it means - To make a low, steady sound. 'What people in Scotland know it means - When something stinks.
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What people outwith Scotland think it means - A liquid from fruit or vegetables. 'What people in Scotland know it means - Any fizzy drink.

11. Juice

What people outwith Scotland think it means - A liquid from fruit or vegetables. 'What people in Scotland know it means - Any fizzy drink.
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What people outwith Scotland think it means - Somewhere to take shelter. 'What people in Scotland know it means - A worktop.

12. Bunker

What people outwith Scotland think it means - Somewhere to take shelter. 'What people in Scotland know it means - A worktop.
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