Tam Frew's Hat

DESCRIPTION: "You've a' heard tell o' auld Tam Frew... Whase only way o' livin noo Is gaun aboot and cleanin' clocks... But the oddest o' his queerest ways -- He keeps his smiddy in his hat." Tam's hat, his behaviors, and his old age are humorously described
AUTHOR: John McLay?
EARLIEST DATE: 1899 (Ford)
KEYWORDS: clothes humorous technology
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Ford-Vagabond, pp. 65-68, "Tam Frew's Hat" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #13113
File: FVS065

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