Mudcat Café message #183486 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #7171   Message #183486
Posted By: Jim Krause
23-Feb-00 - 12:59 PM
Thread Name: Origin: Red Is the Rose
Subject: RE: Red Is The Rose
Semantics aside, the small point I implied is that Burns' Scots dialect is near impossible for this Yank to decipher. I'm still stumped about the approximate date of the song in question. Is it a pre-1820 piece, or later?