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wofa sent me this, in explication of his "fifty-year old memory":

(For when everyone has committed to YETTS one way or another)

I knew the word sounded familiar, and finally unearthed the 1961 memory:

Singing with the Glee Club. A song called One Hundred Pipers. The internet now lets words and music be easily recovered.

From Wikipedia, no less:

...an old Scottish folk song.
(These lyrics are in Scots.)

Wi' a hundred pipers, an' a', an' a',
Wi' a hundred pipers, an' a', an' a',
We'll up an' gie them a blaw, a blaw
Wi' a hundred pipers, an' a', an' a'.
O it's owre the border awa', awa'
It's owre the border awa', awa'
We'll on an' we'll march to Carlisle ha'
Wi' its yetts, its castle an' a', an a'.

And you can see and hear it here.


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Great song! I always found those bagpipe parades irresistable.
Thank you very much! I'll transfer it to FB me.

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Anna! Look! They're flirting with each other!

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yeahbut, this one is yet another martial tune, penned for the brave lads of Scotland marching off to fight against the Brits for Lord and Master*. an' a', an a'.

*Bonnie Charlie the King o' us a', hurrah! (from the 3rd verse)
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I know, it's absolutely incorrect to find this irresistable, but yeah, the whole combined show of quilts, bagpipe blare, headwear and...eh well..whatever laugh crazy

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...and did you catch all those other less-common words?

pibroch
grat (as in "mithers grat when they marched away")
and all, and all

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Originally Posted By: wofahulicodoc


pibroch


Properly spelled piobaireachd.

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[Stupid smile] I just like being amongst love. Anna should look out for her man, but Branny you are fine by me too. As long as he keeps within the Awad family.

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Yeah--he called me a petard. And I didn't even bite very hard.

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Thanks for your vote Bran.

My Kiwa hirsuta are real sea creatures and discovered in 2005.
But of course its young are not called YETT but they could have been smirk

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Originally Posted By: Jackie
Yeah--he called me a petard. And I didn't even bite very hard.


Now I didn't neither call you no petard. I'm the old petard around here.

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