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Thread #7570   Message #2737475
Posted By: Jim McLean
03-Oct-09 - 03:37 PM
Thread Name: Origins: Johnny Lad / Johnnie Lad
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Johnny Lad / Johnnie Lad
Sometimes we sang the line
'...Ah'll dance the bauchles aff ma feet ...'
Bauchles were slippers or down at heel shoes and slightly down at heel people were called 'wee bauchles/bachles'.