Then Some wi Pins

DESCRIPTION: A plowing match is described with its problems and swearing. "In spite o' a' difficulties They gaily trudged on Aft times refreshed wi' mountain dew A bannock or a scone." Prizes are announced. "The unsuccessful's never please The judges gets the blame"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1905 (GreigDuncan3)
KEYWORDS: contest farming drink food ordeal nonballad
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Greig, "Folk-Song in Buchan," p. 44, ("Then some wi' pins and some wi' props") (1 text)
GreigDuncan3 423, "Then Some wi Pins" (1 text)

Roud #5940
ALTERNATE TITLES:
The Ploughing Match
File: GrD3423

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