What's the difference between a lawn mower and a bagpipe?
You can tune a lawn mower.
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- Scottish Humour
A Thoughtful Scottish Husband
Did you hear about the
thoughtful Scotsman who was heading out to the pub? He turned to his wee
wife before leaving and said, 'Jackie - put your hat and coat on lassie.'
She replied, 'Awe Iain that's nice - are you taking me to the pub with
'Nah, I'm just switching the central heating off while I'm oot.'
- Old Sandy McPherson was dying. Tenderly, his wife Maggie
knelt by his bedside and asked, 'Anything I can get you, Sandy?'No
'Have ye no' a last wish, Sandy?'
Faintly, came the answer ... 'A wee bit of yon boiled ham.'
'Wheesht, man,' said Maggie,
'ye ken fine that's for the funeral.'
- A very popular man dies in Aberdeen and his old widow wishes to tell
all his friends at once, so she goes to the Aberdeen Evening Express and
says, 'I'd like tae place an obituary fur ma late husband.'The
man at the desk says, 'OK, how much money dae ye have?'
woman replies, '£5' to which the man says, 'Ye won't get many words for
that but write something and we'll see if it's ok.'
So the old woman
writes something and hands it over the counter.
The man reads
'Peter Reid, fae Kincorth, deid.' He feels sad at the abruptness of the
statement and encourages the old woman to write a few more things,
saying, 'I think we cud allow 3 or 4 more words fer ye money.'
The old woman ponders and then adds a few more words and hand the paper
over the counter again. The man then reads - 'Peter Reid, fae Kincorth,
deid. Ford Escort for sale.'
- Hamish McHarg, a Scottish minister, was making his rounds to parish
homes to receive their tithes and offerings.One of his
parishioners gave, but had a distinctly stingy attitude when parting with his money
without receiving something in return.
As he put the gift away,
Hamish commented dryly, 'Tha Good Book says tha Lord loves a cheerful
giver, but the Church o' Scotland canna be so choosy.'
- Alisdair Biggar, a Scotsman, applied to join to the New York
City police force.
The inspector glared at him and asked, 'How would
you disperse a large, unruly crowd?'
'Well,' replied Alisdair
thoughtfully, 'I'm no too sure how ye do it here in New York, but in
Aberdeen we just pass the hat around, and they soon begin to shuffle
- Celts are unique in that they can take the two instruments
that annoy the most people in the world and place them in the "same
band". Drums and bagpipes.
Funny Scottish One-liner
At an art auction in Edinburgh, Scotland, a wealthy American lost his
wallet containing £20,000 [$45,000]. He announced to the gathering
that that he would give a reward of £200 to the person who found it.
the back of the hall a Scottish voice shouted, 'I'll give £250.'
Winters can be extremely cold in northern Scotland, so the owner of the estate felt he was doing a good deed when he bought earmuffs for
his farm worker, Archie.
Noticing, however, that Archie wasn't wearing the earmuffs even on the coldest day, the owner asked, 'Didn't you like the earmuffs I gave you?' Archie replied, not wishing to
upset his employer, 'Och, they are a wondrous thing.'
'Then why don't you wear them then?'
Archie explained, 'I was wearing them the first day, but somebody offered to buy me a drink and I didnae hear
Maître d'hôtel: 'Are you here for a special occasion?'
Campbell: 'Aye, we won the third prize in the annual Robert Burns Contest, a haggis dinner for two.'
Maître d'hôtel: 'What were the other prizes?'
Campbell: The second prize was a single haggis dinner,
and, if you won the first prize, you didnae have to eat the haggis.'
My theory is that all of Scottish cuisine is based on a dare. Mike Myers
Here are 7 short examples of Scottish Humour which are Funny and Based on
- Sign at a Scottish golf course:
'Members will refrain from picking up lost balls until they have stopped rolling.'
- Do you know the first people in the UK to have double glazing were
the Scots?...It was so their bairns couldn't hear the ice cream vans.
- How many Scotsmen does it take to change a light bulb?...Och! it's
no that dark!
- Have you heard about the lecherous Scotsman who lured a girl up to
his attic to see his etchings? .... He sold her four of them.
- A Scotsman took a girl for a romantic ride in his taxi...She was so
beautiful he could hardly keep his eye on the meter.
- Golfer: "That can't be my ball, it's too old."
Scottish Caddie: "It's been a long time since we teed
- What's the difference between a lawn mower and a bagpipe?
You can tune a lawn mower.
Scotsman, Englishman, Irishman and Welshman Joke
An Englishman, Irishman, Welshman, Scotsman were captured while
fighting in a far-off foreign land, and the leader of the captors said,
'We're going to line you up in front of a firing squad and shoot you all
in turn. But first, you each can make a final wish.'
The Englishman responds, 'I'd like to hear "God Save The Queen" just one
more time to remind me of the auld country, played by the London All Boys
Choir. With Morris Dancers Dancing to the tune.'
The Irishman replies, 'I'd like to hear "Danny Boy" just one more time to
remind me of the auld country, sung in the style of Daniel O'Donnell, with
Riverdance dancers skipping gaily to the tune.'
The Welshman answers, 'I'd like to hear "Men Of Harlech" just one more
time to remind me of the country, sung as if by the Treorchy Male Voice
The Scotsman says quickly, 'I'd like to be shot first.'
See more Englishman,
Sheik Abdul Amunkir was admitted to Southampton General Hospital for
heart surgery, but prior to the surgery, the doctors needed to store his
blood in case the need arose. As the gentleman had a rare type of blood, it
couldn't be found locally, so, the call went out for help.
Finally a Scotsman, Willie Murdoch was located who had a similar blood
type. The Scot willingly donated his blood for the Arab.
After the surgery, Sheik Abdul sent Willie, as appreciation for giving
his blood, a new BMW, diamonds and 10,000 US dollars.
A few days later, once again, the Arab had to go through a corrective
surgery. His doctor telephoned the Scotsman who was more than happy to
donate his blood again. After the second surgery, the Arab sent the Scotsman
a thank-you card and a box of Quality Street chocolates.
Willie Murdoch was shocked that the Sheik did not reciprocate his kind
gesture as he had anticipated. He phoned the Arab and asked him, 'I thought
you would be generous again, that you would give me a BMW, diamonds and some
money, but you only gave me a thank-you card and a box of Quality Street.'
To this the Arab replied, 'Aye laddie, but I now have Scottish blood in
We think this would make a great Burns
Old Archie had served the Railway Company as Guard on the local railway for nearly fifty years, and when his time to retire arrived he found the parting a severe wrench. Hearing how
keenly their old employee felt leaving the service, the Company arranged to present him with an old coach to keep at the bottom of his garden to serve as a daily reminder of his active days on the line.
One very wet day some of his friends called to see Archie and were informed by his wife that he would be 'on the train.' Going down the garden they found Archie sitting on the step of the carriage, smoking
furiously at his pipe and with an old sack over his shoulders to protect him from the downpour.
'Hello, Archie,' his friends greeted him, 'why are ye no inside in a day like this?'
'Can ye no see?'
replied Archie with a nod towards the windows, 'they only sent me a non-smoker.'
The Secret of a Scotsman's
A foreigner lady visitor cornered a Scotsman in the Highland Games
ground and asked:
'I heard of Scotsmen and their kilts. Do you mind
telling me what's worn under your kilt?
'Nothing is worn under the kilt Madam; everything is in good working
order', answered the Scot smiling.
[Scottish Joke kindly sent in by MoiMoii Law]
Jock walks into a bar one day and stammers, 'Does anyone here own that
South Doberman Pinschers outside?'
'Yeah, I do,' a tattooed biker says, standing up. 'What about it?'
"Well, I think my little scotty terrier just killed him.'
you talkin' about?' the biker says, disbelievingly. 'How could your little
runt kill my Doberman?'
'Well,' mumbled Jock, 'it appears that he got stuck in your dog's
The British Abroad
Roland, an Englishman went to Spain on a fishing trip.
Roland hired a Spanish guide to help him find the best fishing spots. Since
Roland was learning Spanish, he asked the guide to speak to him in Spanish
and to correct any mistakes of usage.
Together they were hiking on a mountain trail when a very large, purple
and blue fly crossed their path. The Englishmen pointed at the insect with
his fishing rod, and announced, 'Mira el mosca.'
The guide, sensing a teaching opportunity to teach Roland, replied, 'No,
senor, "la mosca"... es feminina.'
Roland looked at him in amazement, then back at the fly, and then said,
'Good heavens..... you must have incredibly good eyesight.'
An elderly Scotsman goes into a Chemists shop. He says to the assistant -
I have a headache, have you any aspirin. Certainly sir, she replies.
Would you like 50 or 100. No, the Scotsman says, just the one. I've
only got one headache.
The above joke was kindly sent in by Nick
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