Mudcat Café message #447783 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #33569   Message #447783
Posted By: Malcolm Douglas
23-Apr-01 - 10:15 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Twa Sisters / Lay Bent to the Bonny Broom
Subject: RE: 'twasisters' lay the bent to bonny broom
Fair enough!  He's got it wrong, though.  "Bent" makes sense, and can be traced back to real traditional versions; "bairn" just sounds like a misunderstanding...

Malcolm