Once I Was Young and Hadna Muckle Wit
DESCRIPTION: The singer says when she was young she "hadna muckle wit." Now, older, she "hinna muckle yet." She promises to get worse as she gets older "until I get some bonnie laddie tae lie langside o' me"
EARLIEST DATE: 1914 (GreigDuncan7)
KEYWORDS: age sex nonballad
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan7 1341, "Once I Was Young and Hadna Muckle Wit" (1 text)
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