They say Scotland is a land of immeasurable beauty, inspiring history, and immense wit. To get a glimpse of the first two, you can watch Braveheart. But to experience the third, you can simply go on Twitter—some people even say Scottish Twitter is arguably the nation's finest export. I know, you think it's scotch, but scroll through this list and then we'll talk.

The subreddit r/ScottishPeopleTwitter has been making headlines online since its creation in 2015. It started by collecting tweets like "maw bought aldi shower gel that smells like fairy liquid so I've been cutting about all day smelling like a f**ing plate" and "Can live wi paying 5p for one but am sick of having to f**in light the beacons of Gondor to summon someone anytime I want a bag in Asda" and quickly grew into a 700K-member community, enjoying a good laugh when they see one.

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Clever Cat

Clever Cat

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Nela Rothenbach
Community Member
3 months ago

😂

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Bored Panda spoke with Reddit user Veloglasgow, one of the moderators of r/ScottishPeopleTwitter, to get a better understanding of the content on the subreddit. "Scots generally have a dark, dry, and direct sense of humor," they said. "Observational comedy where someone points out something that everyone accepts as day to day reality but which would be absurd to an outside observer also goes down well."

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We All Need A Little Confidence Boost

We All Need A Little Confidence Boost

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Miss Cris
Community Member
3 months ago

How cute!

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Veloglasgow said that posts, where people are sarcastically replying to other tweets, are probably most representative of real-world humor.

"Most posts that make it through the mod queue are representative, any posts that use 'fooken' or 'fecking' for fu*ken/fu*king are generally removed as no Scot hears how we say those words as that way phonetically," the moderator explained.

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Mask Up, Ya Bams

Mask Up, Ya Bams

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Dorothy Parker
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3 months ago

Same maskless moron in the queue in the US, security guards often say naught!

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Examining the many social and cultural features of Scottish Twitter, journalist Eve Livingston said it has provided a medium for the written Scots language to evolve in a way that wasn't possible before the advent of social media.

"Scots was the national language of a country that doesn’t exist anymore," writer and presenter Alistair Heather, who writes a Scots column in Scotland's The National newspaper, explained. ​"As Scotland was amalgamated into Great Britain, Scots fell away from being a national language because it didn’t have a nation anymore.

Heather said that until relatively recently Scottish opinion-formers in news and media were [mostly] based in England and not plugged into working-class or rural Scotland at all, so they didn't see Scots language as a contemporary issue in Scotland.

"[But] it's gaining a lot of legitimacy and validity through social media as a private expression [while] finding a public sphere."

#4

Our Currency Is The Best!

Our Currency Is The Best!

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Luther von Wolfen
Community Member
3 months ago

I'm starting a campaign to get opossums on the $10.

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#5

He's Been Well Done There

He's Been Well Done There

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ƒιѕн
Community Member
3 months ago

Ohhh burn...

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#6

What Freedom Is Aw Aboot

What Freedom Is Aw Aboot

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Luther von Wolfen
Community Member
3 months ago

Wow. They write like Groundskeeper Willie talks.

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#7

Stating The Obvious

Stating The Obvious

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Cori
Community Member
3 months ago

All I can picture is that Far Side comic.

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#8

Manbat

Manbat

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King Joffrey
Community Member
3 months ago

Too funny 😂

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#9

Hunner Percent

Hunner Percent

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Gwen
Community Member
3 months ago

If you're going to do something, you might as well do it right! However, I highly doubt that this will happen because the Scottish would never give the English the satisfaction of going away! Besides, I highly doubt alcohol can accomplish what the Romans and English failed to do!

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#10

What Windows?

What Windows?

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Miss Cris
Community Member
3 months ago

I'm sure you're using it anyway.

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#11

Xmas Miracle

Xmas Miracle

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Luther von Wolfen
Community Member
3 months ago

Very nice bait and switch there.

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#12

Wholesome

Wholesome

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Dorothy Parker
Community Member
3 months ago (edited)

Good man! Has his priorities in order.

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#13

Scottish Clothes Shops

Scottish Clothes Shops

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ƒιѕн
Community Member
3 months ago

You wont crawl very far without your head

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#14

Expectations vs. Reality

Expectations vs. Reality

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And Peggy
Community Member
3 months ago

There was no comment... now there is.

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#15

Quick Take On The Scottish Play

Quick Take On The Scottish Play

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Miss Cris
Community Member
3 months ago

👏👏👏👏

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#16

Good Luck At School Today

Good Luck At School Today

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Liz Jackson
Community Member
3 months ago

Oh no

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#17

Can’t Beat A Fathers Jokes

Can’t Beat A Fathers Jokes

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Ember
Community Member
3 months ago

Ha ha ha!

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#18

Fs John, Too Soon

Fs John, Too Soon

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And Peggy
Community Member
3 months ago

.(

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#19

Well That’s Us Screwed

Well That’s Us Screwed

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ƒιѕн
Community Member
3 months ago

Only 1 opposable thumb away from world domination..

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#20

Life, Eh, Finds A Way

Life, Eh, Finds A Way

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Dorothy Parker
Community Member
3 months ago

Not Scotland the Brave? Shoot.

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#21

Lightning Lizzie

Lightning Lizzie

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Thenatural
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3 months ago

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And look at Sturgeon bowing and scraping...referendum my fat a**e!!!

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#22

It's That Easy

It's That Easy

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Potatogamers2
Community Member
3 months ago

Edding burrow

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#23

Good Tae Know

Good Tae Know

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Ember
Community Member
3 months ago

Very clever....lol

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#24

Aye, Ye Pair Ay Bampots

Aye, Ye Pair Ay Bampots

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Dorothy Parker
Community Member
3 months ago

Brilliant!

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#25

London 1993

London 1993

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CrunChewy McSandybutt
Community Member
3 months ago

Wow, that was one hell of an explosion.

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#26

Our Government

Our Government

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Luther von Wolfen
Community Member
3 months ago

If at first you don't secede....

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#27

Yer Da Does The Washing

Yer Da Does The Washing

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Luther von Wolfen
Community Member
3 months ago

I tried not to laugh out loud and almost succeeded.

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#28

Dilf Hunter

Dilf Hunter

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ComfyPanda
Community Member
3 months ago

Can't seem to stop laughing at "you wee cow!!"

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#29

Hotland

Hotland

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TriSarahtops1228
Community Member
3 months ago

Sounds like Florida

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#30

Fair Enough

Fair Enough

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E Menendez
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3 months ago (edited)

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I know it is a joke, but even if I don't agree with someone, it is still their right to vote. And it's a good way to rule out places to live.

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#31

Shavin A Tattie

Shavin A Tattie

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Luther von Wolfen
Community Member
3 months ago

I like 'em with the peels on *wink*

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#32

Very Fair Point

Very Fair Point

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Potatogamers2
Community Member
3 months ago

Hahaha brilliant. They should stop that stupid license anyway

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#33

Yer No Meant To Eat The Parts Separately

Yer No Meant To Eat The Parts Separately

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Paizleypie
Community Member
3 months ago

Just shake well, it'll be fine.

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#34

Ye Nugget

Ye Nugget

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Al Jones
Community Member
3 months ago

We need this sign at far more places... Like behind every American (and Australian) that doesn't have native heritage and complains about migrants.

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#35

Maccies

Maccies

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Dorothy Parker
Community Member
3 months ago

Absolutely! Abusive employer. Drives me crazy the few times I've gone inside a McDonald's.

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#36

Da-Da-Da-Da!

Da-Da-Da-Da!

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Dorothy Parker
Community Member
3 months ago

Love that.

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#37

Goths Are A Dying Breed

Goths Are A Dying Breed

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Roxy Eastland
Community Member
3 months ago

Or English

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#38

Ye Goin For A S***e Hen?

Ye Goin For A S***e Hen?

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Lúthien
Community Member
3 months ago

I had somebody hammering my door screaming at me to let them in. (I didn't obviously. I still wonder what they were on),

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#39

Platinum Next X

Platinum Next X

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King Joffrey
Community Member
3 months ago

That made me chuckle out loud...

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#40

Pizza Time

Pizza Time

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Miss Cris
Community Member
3 months ago

I'd had a slice each time.

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#41

Mad Stoater

Mad Stoater

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Rissie
Community Member
3 months ago (edited)

Maybe she was referring to a different look and either complimenting or making fun of him. Or is that the joke? This is too advanced humor for me.

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#42

Half Pizza Crunch Supper

Half Pizza Crunch Supper

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Pungent Sauce
Community Member
3 months ago

Walking that fine line of the lethal amount of Botox...

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#43

Intimate And Sacred

Intimate And Sacred

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Tabitha L
Community Member
3 months ago

They've got a point. Why waste sex on someone that does want what you want?

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#44

A Record To Be Proud Of

A Record To Be Proud Of

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Lucas
Community Member
3 months ago

Too busy eating tae care.

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#45

Vegan Scottish Cuisine

Vegan Scottish Cuisine

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Miss Cris
Community Member
3 months ago

Where they fried?

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#46

We Love Arbroath

We Love Arbroath

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Paizleypie
Community Member
3 months ago

We would if we could find them!

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#47

On The Bus

On The Bus

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Potatogamers2
Community Member
3 months ago

Glasscow

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#48

Absolute Fact

Absolute Fact

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Miss Cris
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3 months ago

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Well, so you're saying that scotland is in the uk.

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#49

Genitals!

Genitals!

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Dorothy Parker
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3 months ago

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I love Sarah! We feel that way too.

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#50

And One For Yourself Bartender

And One For Yourself Bartender

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Miss Cris
Community Member
3 months ago

That's not only for Scotish....

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