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Posted By: The Sandman
11-Sep-18 - 04:54 PM
Thread Name: wurzel bush folk club martin carthy-11 Sept
Subject: RE: wurzel bush folk club martin carthy
its Dorset slang, BUT ACCORDING TO WIKI.. A wurzel is a farming bumpkin from the little Hampshire village of Portsmouth.THER WAS A POLUR CROOSOVER FOLK BAND CALLED the wurzels, yes its a corruption of mangel wurzel, meaning country bumpkin, where iu come from they were called swede bashers , cos they ate lots of swedes or turnips