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Thread #54646   Message #2980573
Posted By: Dave MacKenzie
05-Sep-10 - 04:46 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Ploughman Lads (from Nic Jones)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Ploughman Lads (from Nic Jones)
The original Scots version goes

"I love his teeth and I love his skin -
I love the verra cairt he hurls in:"

'hurls' is pronounced with two syllables, so it's nothing to do with harrowing.