I Drank My Tay at Scatlan Brae
DESCRIPTION: "I drank my tay at Scatlan brae, I shoe't my horse at Biffey, I pu'd a wand in Benwal's yard, And ca'd him hyne [fee servant] to Bruxie"
EARLIEST DATE: 1908 (GreigDuncan8)
KEYWORDS: farming nonballad
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Greig #30, p. 2, ("I drank my tay at Scatlan brae") (1 short text)
GreigDuncan8 1907, "I Drank My Tay at Scatlan Brae" (1 short text)
NOTES: The current description is all of the GreigDuncan8 text.
Greig, 1908: "... He [another informant] calls them counting out rhymes. I call them just nonsense rhymes, which I learned in Buchan seventy years ago." - BS
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