The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #50284   Message #768475
Posted By: GUEST,Davetnova
20-Aug-02 - 08:23 AM
Thread Name: Come to taw?
Subject: RE: Come to taw?
Prbably in no way relevant but in Scotland "the Taws" was a heavy leather belt whose sole purpose was punishing schoolchildren, every teacher had one. We were hit across the palms with it. The end was split and I believe most of them were made in Lochgelly.