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The following three verses were all said to young children i...

Title - The following three verses were all said to young children i...
Contributors - Thomas Alexander Robertson
Reporters - Elizabeth Neilsen

Summary - The following three verses were all said to young children in Shetland:

Warm de, warm de, paddikan too,
There nane at the fire but I an du,
When da aald man come's hame fae da plough,
Du'll be warmed be well eneuch.

Dill, dill, dill, dogs tae tha mill,
Aff a fit and on a fit, dill, dill, dill.

Pitter patter, ower da watter, in a yoag [horse mussel] shall,
The yoag shall brook, an Peter got a dook [ducking].

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:00:53
Date Recorded - 1961.07.29
Language - Scots
Genre - Verse, Information
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 41517
Original Tape ID - SA1961.089
Original Track ID - SA1961.89.B9; SA1961.89.B10; SA1961.89.B11
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R

Classification - R20143; R20507;


Recording Location:
  County - Shetland
  Parish - Lerwick
  Island - Shetland Mainland
  Village - Lerwick


Item Location:
  County - Shetland

Item Notes - Cf. 'Warm Hands, Warm' (Roud Folk Song Index no. 20143; 'Oxford Dictionary of Nursery Rhymes', eds. P. & I. Opie, 1951, p. 197) and 'Twa Peerie Dogs' (Roud 20507; 'Miscellanea of the Rymour Club' vol. 1, Edinburgh, 1906-1911, p. 2).


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