11 words and phrases you’ll only hear in Edinburgh

If you hear these phrases it's likely that you're in the Capital
If you hear these phrases it's likely that you're in the Capital
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Edinburgh is a city of contrasts and differences, and that extends to the dialect of its residents.

While vocabularies differ across the country, there’s a few phrases and words that let you know that you’re in the Capital.

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Many Edinburgh words have their origins in the Roma language.

Some of the sayings are a little choice for these pages, but we’ve collected a few here: