13 things you should NEVER say to someone from Scotland (and why)

If you’re visiting Scotland and want to avoid being told to ‘haud yer wheesht’ (shut up) or ‘get tae’ (go away), here are 13 things we recommend never to say to Scottish people...

By all means, you should banter with Scots and learn a few of our colourful expressions, but other times it’s better that you ‘dinnae’ i.e., don’t. Especially when some stereotypes, like the fiery Scottish temperament, may occasionally hold true.

We asked our online readers “What is something you should NEVER say to someone from Scotland?” and recorded your answers.

So to help you out, here’s the list of 13 things you should NEVER say to someone from Scotland.

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