It Wasna Sae

DESCRIPTION: These days we have only stumbling horses that falter in the bog but our cows can do that work. These days our farmers "are grown sae big Wi' thrashin' mills and a', It wasna sae in my young days When the ploomen thresh the straw"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1914 (GreigDuncan3)
KEYWORDS: farming technology humorous nonballad animal horse
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan3 444, "It Wasna Sae" (1 text)
Roud #5956
cf. "The Good Old Days of Adam and Eve" (theme: Whining about the good old days)
File: GdR3444

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