The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #168175   Message #4063734
Posted By: The Sandman
11-Jul-20 - 01:40 AM
Thread Name: Same melody as Digging My Potatoes
Subject: RE: Same melody as Digging My Potatoes
Helen...Limerick rake, has a number of hidden meanings, twisting a cow that will never run dry. is a reference to drinking poteen. the vers that mentions stockings that are white, is a ref to her maidenhood   being unsullied, if you like the tune why not sing champion at keeping em rolling, by maccoll or farewell to the humber and dogger by yours truly, both use that tune, sorry for thread drift