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Posted By: Dave Hanson
17-Jan-11 - 04:35 AM
Thread Name: Origins: Ilkey Moor Batat, What does it mean?
Subject: RE: Origins: Ilkey Moor Batat, What does it mean?
It's not ' bar ' it's ' bhat ' meaning without, ie' bhat 'at, I'm a Yorkshireman, I've known and sung this song for more than fifty years.

Why do you find it so difficult to understand a Yorkshire dialect ? just a guess but you are not from Yorkshire ?

Dave H