Drunk Mason, The
DESCRIPTION: A mason decides to see a drunk mason safely home at night. They see the light of a man stealing grain; the sober mason says it is Old Nick coming for the drunk who runs for safety to a tavern. He is refused, causes a commotion, and everyone else laughs.
EARLIEST DATE: 1914 (GreigDuncan3)
KEYWORDS: drink humorous thief Devil food
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan3 574, "The Drunk Mason" (1 text)
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