We tested US comedian Joe DeRosa on some very Scottish phrases
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Joe DeRosa is a respected American comedian and writer who has performed at Carnegie Hall and Madison Square Garden, appeared on Louie and Inside Amy Shumer, and hosts a popular podcast.

So naturally, when he turned up at our VW campervan at the Edinburgh Festival, we decided to test him on some of our favourite Scottish phrases.

Find out whether DeRosa knows his dreich from his swally.

Joe DeRosa: Zero Forward Progress,  Underbelly, until 28 Aug, 9pm, more info

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