Edinburgh told to '˜get your own patter' after traffic cone stunt
A COUNCILLOR has warned Edinburgh to stay away from Glasgow's 'patter' after a traffic cone was put on top of a Princes Street statue.
SNP councillor on Glasgow City Council, Christina Cannon took to Twitter to post an image of a cone places on the Sir Walter Scott statue with the caption “Get your own patter, Edinburgh”.
The councillor for Springburn and Robroyston posted the tweet on Saturday evening.
Last weekend, a cone was also place on the Adam Smith statue on the Royal Mile.
In Glasgow a cone is usually placed on the Duke of Wellington statue in Royal Exchange Square.
@Aibagawa tweeted: “How do you know it wasn’t a Glaswegian trying to import their humour to the east?”
While @davidlloydreid added: “Looks like a rogue Glaswegian got over the ticket barriers at Waverley.”
@Travisbickle26 tweeted: “Ha ha, not like Edinburgh to be jealous of Glasgow.”
The post has been retweeted more than 2,800 times and liked by almost 11,000 people.