Tam o' My Back
DESCRIPTION: "There was Tam o' my back, an' Tam i' my lap ..., Tam o' the lea"
EARLIEST DATE: 1910 (GreigDuncan8)
KEYWORDS: riddle nonballad
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan8 1632, "Tam o' My Back" (1 text)
NOTES [25 words]: "There are ten Tams here, suggesting manipulation of fingers or toes" (source: Ewan McVicar, Doh Ray Me, When Ah Wis Wee (Edinburgh, 2007), p. 26). - BS
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