AN AUSSIE now residing in Scotland has revealed his favorite Scottish phrases that he’s realized since shifting over – together with “getting the concern” amid hungover mornings.
Marc Murphy has lived in Glasgow since his transfer from down below 5 months in the past, and has picked up a slew of acquainted sayings already throughout his quick time within the nation.
The 25-year-old believes Scots have devised the right approach to describe the sensation after an evening out – coining “getting the concern” as one of many best phrases the nation has produced.
In a video explaining his favorite phrases, Marc begins: “Okay, I’ve lived in Scotland for about 5 months now and listed here are a few of my favorite sayings that simply make sense to an Aussie.
“Okay, that is my favorite one, when individuals listed here are hungover they usually fear that they did one thing dangerous the night time earlier than they are saying ‘I’ve acquired the concern’.
“At first I didn’t actually perceive, I used to be like ‘The concern of what? What are you afraid of?’ Now, it simply makes a lot sense.
“Like in Australia you may say ‘I’ve acquired hangxiety’ or ‘I’m anxious’, however I don’t really feel like that captures the sensation whenever you’re afraid of what you might need accomplished, however you’ve acquired ‘the concern.’
“And now I exploit it on a regular basis, I in all probability use it an excessive amount of.
“This subsequent one’s a cute one and it often occurs in outlets however whenever you express regret for one thing and somebody says ‘Oh don’t be daft‘.
“I simply suppose it’s the cutest expression and it makes you’re feeling so significantly better.
“I really feel like in Australia, in the event you had been to say ‘Don’t be silly’ it could be a bit harsh however right here it touches your soul, it makes you’re feeling so significantly better and I like it, I like it.”
Trainer Marc uploaded the clip to social media on Monday with the caption: “I’ll be bringing again the concern to Aus don’t you are worried.”
The publish has since acquired over 9,900 likes and greater than 100 feedback from Scots who had been fast to agree with Marc’s rationalization of the concern and the sensation it induces.
One person wrote: “Sitting right here riddled with the concern and this comes up.”
One other wrote: “The concern is traumatic.”
A 3rd mentioned: “A very good one is whenever you’re hungover individuals say ‘I’m aff it!’, however don’t imply it. It means I’m so hungover I’m by no means consuming once more.”
One other commented: “The best way you defined the concern hahaha sure that is the very best we’re all perpetually feared up.”
Talking immediately Marc mentioned: “I’m a instructor from Australia, and I moved over right here in January for a little bit of a change and to journey across the UK and Europe.
“I selected Scotland as a result of my brother lives right here and to expertise the Scottish tradition, which I’ve heritage in.
“I’ve been working in an Irish bar whereas residing right here which has uncovered me to a spread of attention-grabbing accents and sayings.
“Listening to these humorous sayings and evaluating them to Australia, prompted me to make TikToks sharing my expertise.
“Individuals appeared to like listening to concerning the experiences of an Australian in Scotland, and though individuals suppose I’m loopy for leaving Australia, the reception has been very welcoming.
“I really feel like there are related parallels between Scottish and Australian tradition, particularly concerning sport and consuming.
“I’ll be shifting to England in a pair months, so I’m positive there shall be some extra cultural variations to come back throughout there too.
“I’ve observed that completely different cities and cities right here have completely different accents just like the Glaswegian accent. Whereas in Australia each metropolis has the identical accent. Fairly attention-grabbing.”