Oor Jock Cam Hame

DESCRIPTION: Jock comes home distracted but says he'll be better. He says that on the way home he met his Peggie. Then he put sugar in his egg, salt in his tea, used knife and fork to eat his brose, and cleared his nose with a spoon.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1914 (GreigDuncan8)
LONG DESCRIPTION: Jock comes home from work with a white face. The singer asks him what is the matter. Jock says he'd be better soon. The singer tells him supper and tea would do him good. Jock says that on the way home he met his Peggie. Then he put sugar in his egg, salt in his tea, used knife and fork to eat his brose [oatmeal and boiling water], and cleared his nose with a spoon. The singer is amazed.
KEYWORDS: love food humorous
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan8 1705, "Oor Jock Cam Hame" (1 text)
Roud #13524
File: GrD81705

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