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Lon More
25th Jan 2015, 04:08
There was a lad was born in Kyle,
But whatna day o' whatna style,
I doubt it's hardly worth the while
To be sae nice wi' Robin.

Chor. - Robin was a rovin' boy,
Rantin', rovin', rantin', rovin',
Robin was a rovin' boy,
Rantin', rovin', Robin!

Our monarch's hindmost year but ane
Was five-and-twenty days begun,
'Twas then a blast o' Janwar' win'
Blew hansel in on Robin.
Robin was, &c.

The gossip keekit in his loof,
Quo' scho, "Wha lives will see the proof,
This waly boy will be nae coof:
I think we'll ca' him Robin."
Robin was, &c.

"He'll hae misfortunes great an' sma',
But aye a heart aboon them a',
He'll be a credit till us a'-
We'll a' be proud o' Robin."
Robin was, &c.

"But sure as three times three mak nine,
I see by ilka score and line,
This chap will dearly like our kin',
So leeze me on thee! Robin."
Robin was, &c.

"Guid faith," quo', scho, "I doubt you gar
The bonie lasses lie aspar;
But twenty fauts ye may hae waur
So blessins on thee! Robin."
Robin was, &c.







Some hae meat and canna eat,
And some wad eat that want it,
But we hae meat and we can eat,
Sae let the Lord be thankit.

B Fraser
25th Jan 2015, 07:16
On yonder hill there stood a coo
It must hae gone as it's no there noo !

onetrack
25th Jan 2015, 07:35
Hoots mon!! Th' date nearly escaped me! Mah ain mither, lang gaen, bless her soul, wouldna forgive me if ah didnae celebrate Rabbies birthday wi' a wee dram! :)

B Fraser
25th Jan 2015, 08:18
Jings, crivvens, help ma boab !

tony draper
25th Jan 2015, 08:21
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Exascot
25th Jan 2015, 08:37
Burns' Night dining ins - I don't remember a single one :O

Freddie Jones (actor) was a drinking mate of ours in Oxfordshire. We had an unforgettable Burns' Night supper when we asked him to 'Address the Haggis'. No one could have done it with such panache and drama as him. And no one could have got so drunk with panache and drama. I still see him with his legs sticking rigid out of the taxi door declaring, 'they will not bend old boy' :ok: What a character.

Wingswinger
25th Jan 2015, 15:30
There was a Burns' Supper in village hall here last night. There are Burns' Suppers all over England. Who says we're not a Union?