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Thread #83096   Message #1525999
Posted By: GUEST,Betsy
23-Jul-05 - 02:07 AM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Wor Geordie's Lost His Penka
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Wor Geordie's lost his penka
I used to sing this can't remember who I learnt it from possibly Ed Pigford or Mike Elliot .
I know the lost article SHOULD refer to a marble or glass alley ( and other such equivalents mentioned here , but I always had a sneaking feeling that penka was a derivation of penknife.
Geordie experts / historians - please advise