We'll Sit Upon the Gate

DESCRIPTION: The singer complains, she makes tea for her old man, she gets grounds, and "water for the laddie with the trowsers on." Also, malt for her old man, hops for her, and "beer for the laddie ... we'll kiss the laddie with the trousers on"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1923 (Williams-Thames)
KEYWORDS: courting drink food nonballad father
FOUND IN: Britain(England(South))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Williams-Thames, p. 202, "We'll Sit Upon the Gate" (1 text) (also Wiltshire-WSRO Wt 474)
Roud #1280
File: WT202

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