Edinburgh's main shopping street, that is Princes Street, is often misgendered as "Princess Street" by newcomers. Is it an honest mistake? Absolutely. However, locals find this common mistake a bit grating especially when every available street sign and map have it written as "Princes" street.

12 things you should NEVER say to someone from Edinburgh (and why)

Generally speaking Edinburgh residents are a varied and delightful people. But they’re also only human and everyone has their limits...

Like any group of people, even the most seasoned ‘Edinburgers’ can grow weary of daft questions, odd statements, or jokes at their expense.

When you live in the tourist capital of the country, you’re bound to encounter a lot of visitors who may not realise that their comments could be grating.

Recently, we asked you, our online readers, “What is something you should NEVER say to someone from Edinburgh?” and recorded you impassioned answers.

So, if you’re visiting Edinburgh soon and want to make a good impression, here’s 12 things you should never say to someone from Scotland’s capital city.

Recently, we asked you, our online readers, “What is something you should NEVER say to someone from Edinburgh?” and recorded you impassioned answers.

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