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'Yer Da sells Avon': 14 uniquely Glaswegian insults and phrases - and their meaning

There is something unique about the Scottish language when it comes to insults.

Tuesday, 1st February 2022, 2:58 pm

The Scots language is aggressive without effort, with a few simple phrases able to send someone on their way. Glasgow has its own unique way of telling someone to get lost or that they’re acting daft. From yer Da sells Avon to phrases you’ll remember from childhood, here we take a look at some of the best simple insults, which will never leave you tongue tied with a red face.

A version of this article first appeared on our sister site, The Scotsman

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