It is claimed that North-East drivers are
notoriously bad - bringing down upon themselves the wrath of the more expert
used to motorways, lane discipline and 'keepin ti yir ain side o the road.'
One old Buchan farmer heedlessly sticking to the
middle of the road was constantly exhorted by his front-seat passenger to
watch "yir side o the road."
Finally, tired of the warnings, the old farmer
turned to his passenger and said "Wull ye shut up min - ye'll see the ither
side o the road fin we're gaun hame."