Wop She 'Ad It-io (Rumpsy Addity, Ram She Add-a-dee, Once I Courted a Fine Young Lass)

DESCRIPTION: "Oh once I courted a pretty maid, I courted her right well." Her father says he'll "tickle [the singer's] bot-tum" if he vists. He falls off a ladder and hurts his "bot-tum." The doctor turpentines it. He marries Kitty despite the injured "bot-tum"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1971 (Copper-Season)
KEYWORDS: courting love marriage injury humorous
FOUND IN: Britain(England(North,South))
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Copper-ASongForEverySeason, pp. 241-242, "Wop She 'Ad It-io" (1 text, 1 tune)
Gardham-EastRidingSongster 20, pp. 26, 50, "Rumpsy-Bumpsy-Ay" (1 text plus a fragment, 1 tune)

Roud #1212
File: CopSe241

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