Patter like watter

ERBRUNKEN

Message 6171 · 15 Jan 1997 03:10:55 · Fixed-width font · Whole thread

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In a message dated 97-01-14 08:24:28 EST, you write:

>Elaine Brunken quotes the classic Glasgow ritual of asking someone
>to dance and being accepted as:
>> "Ye dancin'?"
>> "Ye askin'?"
>> "A'm askin' "
>> "A'm Dancin'"
>
>There is also the version declining further discussion:
>"Ye dancin'?"
>"Naw, it's jist the wey ah'm staunin'"
>
>Not a TV show though, Elaine. This was around long before TV - I am
>reliably informed :)
>
>Jim
>
>
I believe you . I remember Francie and Josie or somebody like that doing
it !!! I have no idea where it came from. But it is fun to find another
Scot..who responds.

E

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