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"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1906 (Greig/Duncan7)
KEYWORDS: nonballad husband wife clothes
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Greig/Duncan7 1506, "The Dirty Wife" (3 texts, 2 tunes)
Roud #7167
File: GrD71506

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