Jock Gheddes and the Soo

DESCRIPTION: Jock's mother warned him to "Come hame sober" but Jock "as usual soon forgot." Arriving home he falls in a dung hill where a sow, liking the smell, licks his mouth. Jock wakes, "spat for near an hour," has the pig killed, and has not had whisky since.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1908 (Greig/Duncan3)
KEYWORDS: drink humorous animal death
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber,Bord))
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Greig/Duncan3 573, "Jock Geddes" (1 text)
McMorland/Scott-HerdLaddieOTheGlen, pp. 104-105, 154, "Jock Geddes and the Soo" (1 text, 1 tune)

Roud #5130
Willie Scott, "Jock Gheddes and the Soo" (on Voice13)
cf. "Courtin' in the Stable (The Workin' Steer)" (plot)
cf. "Doran's Ass [Laws Q19]" (plot)
File: RcJGatSo

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