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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Kim Kermes
Community Member
2 months ago

I just scared my cat off of me laughing at this

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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
2 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
Community Member
2 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
2 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
2 months ago

Ohhh burn...

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#6

What Freedom Is Aw Aboot

What Freedom Is Aw Aboot

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Dorothy Parker
Community Member
2 months ago

Smart assessment of our idiocy.

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#7

Stating The Obvious

Stating The Obvious

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Jill Ferguson
Community Member
2 months ago

My fav.

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#8

Manbat

Manbat

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King Joffrey
Community Member
2 months ago

Too funny 😂

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#9

Hunner Percent

Hunner Percent

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Bacony Cakes
Community Member
2 months ago

No, the Scottish way is invading England during the pandemic then retreating back into Scotland and infecting loads of people.

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#10

What Windows?

What Windows?

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Rissie
Community Member
2 months ago (edited)

Because people put curtains up so you can't see in and in order to still look out without looking like a nosy old grandma.

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#11

Xmas Miracle

Xmas Miracle

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Luther von Wolfen
Community Member
2 months ago

Very nice bait and switch there.

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#12

Wholesome

Wholesome

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Dorothy Parker
Community Member
2 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
2 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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Bacony Cakes
Community Member
2 months ago

venn diagram

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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
2 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
2 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
2 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
2 months ago

.(

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#19

Well That’s Us Screwed

Well That’s Us Screwed

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ƒιѕн
Community Member
2 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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Ember
Community Member
2 months ago

I love this! When’s the film released? I’d watch it.

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#21

Lightning Lizzie

Lightning Lizzie

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Analyn Lahr
Community Member
2 months ago

I like how she matches the ribbon.

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#22

It's That Easy

It's That Easy

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Paizleypie
Community Member
2 months ago

Thank you!

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#23

Good Tae Know

Good Tae Know

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Philly Bob Squires
Community Member
2 months ago (edited)

A Scots dad joke at it's finest...

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#24

Aye, Ye Pair Ay Bampots

Aye, Ye Pair Ay Bampots

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Dorothy Parker
Community Member
2 months ago

Brilliant!

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#25

London 1993

London 1993

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CrunChewy McSandybutt
Community Member
2 months ago

Wow, that was one hell of an explosion.

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#26

Our Government

Our Government

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UncleTrash
Community Member
2 months ago

Aye mate BoJo is a douche

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#27

Yer Da Does The Washing

Yer Da Does The Washing

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Luther von Wolfen
Community Member
2 months ago

I tried not to laugh out loud and almost succeeded.

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Dilf Hunter

Dilf Hunter

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ComfyPanda
Community Member
2 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
2 months ago

Sounds like Florida

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#30

Fair Enough

Fair Enough

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n i k o
Community Member
2 months ago

I don't really know Scottish politics, but this is hilarious. Like, damn, Scots don't mess around

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#31

Shavin A Tattie

Shavin A Tattie

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Luther von Wolfen
Community Member
2 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
2 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
2 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
2 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
2 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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UncleTrash
Community Member
2 months ago

AND I WILL WALK FIVE HUNDRED MILES AND I WILL WALK FIVE HUNDRED MORE

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#37

Goths Are A Dying Breed

Goths Are A Dying Breed

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Roxy Eastland
Community Member
2 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
2 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
2 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
2 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
2 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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Virgil Blue
Community Member
2 months ago

It's from peering at the pre nuptial agreement hoping she can find a loopholexto escape.

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#43

Intimate And Sacred

Intimate And Sacred

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Sam T Godfrey
Community Member
2 months ago

I wonder how that'll go over here in the US... It does occur when people disapprove or otherwise of the president...

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#44

A Record To Be Proud Of

A Record To Be Proud Of

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Mewton’s Third Paw
Community Member
2 months ago

In Scotland are chips crisps or fries? Either way, I wonder if I’m in the top ten lol

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#45

Vegan Scottish Cuisine

Vegan Scottish Cuisine

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Potatogamers2
Community Member
2 months ago

Lol both not vegan, poor woman

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#46

We Love Arbroath

We Love Arbroath

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Paizleypie
Community Member
2 months ago

We would if we could find them!

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#47

On The Bus

On The Bus

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Paizleypie
Community Member
2 months ago

Seems like the Scottish throw the C-word around as much as Australians do.

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#48

Absolute Fact

Absolute Fact

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Smitten Kitten
Community Member
2 months ago

@Miss Cris. It'd be a pretty crap joke if it wasn't.

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#49

Genitals!

Genitals!

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Potatogamers2
Community Member
2 months ago

She basically just said that 'people who menstruate' should be 'women who menstruate' and she's correct..only women (the female sex) menstruate. Not all, but that's the only kind that can.

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#50

And One For Yourself Bartender

And One For Yourself Bartender

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Miss Cris
Community Member
2 months ago

That's not only for Scotish....

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