My Lad's a Terry
DESCRIPTION: "My lad's a terry" and a toff. "He says he loves me I know it's true"
EARLIEST DATE: 1954 (Opie-Game)
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Opie-Game 84, "My Lad's a Terry" (2 texts)
NOTES [62 words]: Opie-Game: "The song just possibly celebrates the inauguration of the Territorial Force in 1908, which caused much excitement at the time and was the source of a number of popular songs." ["The Territorial Force (TF) was the volunteer component of the British Army from 1908 to 1920, when it became the Territorial Army" (source: Wikipedia article Territorial Force )]. - BS
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