Mudcat Café message #3538596 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #151516   Message #3538596
Posted By: Anne Neilson
17-Jul-13 - 03:25 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Betsy Bell (from Belle Stewart)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Betsy Bell (from Belle Stewart)
My awareness of the Janet Cook quatrain is that she 'drinks just like a deuk (duck)', and the final two lines I know as 'But on the nail I'll hing, an' I'll aye get leave tae sing -- / Oh I wonder whit's a-dae wi' a' the men!'.