History of Scots insults

‘Yer Da sells Avon’: 21 uniquely Scottish insults and their history

It’s aggressive without effort, with a few simple phrases able to send someone on their way. The Scots language was the country’s original tongue, dating back 1,400 years ago, and at one time Scots was the national language of Scotland, spoken by Scottish kings, and was used to write the official records of the country.

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