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28 words and phrases you'll know if your grandpa is from Scotland

If you've grown up in Scotland or have relatives from here, then you might have heard a few of these words and phrases.

There are many words that have different meanings and some phrases which have been handed down the generations. If you've been asked what's wrong with your coupon or called Skinny Malinky Longlegs then read on for what these mean.

To mix together or to mingle.

1. Mell

To mix together or to mingle.
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I'll give you a slap on the ear!

2. l'll gie ye a skelpt lug!

I'll give you a slap on the ear!
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What's meant to be will come to pass.

3. Whits fur yell no go by ye

What's meant to be will come to pass.
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Turn of phrase, when you have been talking about someone and they appear.

4. Speak o the Devil

Turn of phrase, when you have been talking about someone and they appear.
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