The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #46744   Message #745486
Posted By: vectis
09-Jul-02 - 08:40 PM
Thread Name: Jamboree: Oat Cakes?
Subject: RE: BS: Jamboree:Oat Cakes?
"Oats my son"
"Ringtail warm"
"Tailpiece warm"

"Oatcakes done"
has to be the polite Vaughan williams type polite version.
I always assumed that the original was a local expression for "getting laid" and anything else was so's you could sing it in front of children and maiden aunts without getting arrested or cut out of a will....