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Thread #17293 Message #1048127
Posted By: Snuffy
04-Nov-03 - 08:18 PM
Thread Name: Origins: They Don't Write 'Em Like That Anymore
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: They don't write em like That anymore
The version in the DT is a translation from Pete's original English into Scots, (as sung by Arthur Johnstone from Glasgow), so it may well be a neut in Scotland.
In England it is definitely a newt, and they are never sober.