Dirty Wife, The
DESCRIPTION: A wife keeps a dirty home, does not darn the holes in her husband's socks, leaves the "woollen duds and flannel" in the was tubs and does not clean the blankets until after eleven; "it's tryin' But I daurna say nae mair"
EARLIEST DATE: 1906 (GreigDuncan7)
KEYWORDS: nonballad husband wife clothes
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan7 1506, "The Dirty Wife" (3 texts, 2 tunes)
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