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Historical tale of Lady Godiva and humorous anecdote about a..., 1952

Track ID : 10126

Historical tale of Lady Godiva and humorous anecdote about a local play based on the story. In about 1037 an earl was going to punish some of his retainers. His wife, Lady Godiva, interceded. The ...

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Anecdote about a minister who didn't understand the technica..., 1952

Track ID : 10159

Anecdote about a minister who didn't understand the technicalities of what he was praying for. Anecdote about a country minister whose elders asked him to pray for a wind to dry up a wet harvest. ...

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A man using the phone for the first time was prepared to bel..., 1952

Track ID : 10163

A man using the phone for the first time was prepared to believe that his breath could be smelled. A man, Smith, at Marnoch, was friendly with the manager of the Glendronach distillery. They had a...

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Anecdote about a newly-married man's description of his wife..., 1952

Track ID : 10181

Anecdote about a newly-married man's description of his wife. A drainer [ditch digger] in Tarves was getting near middle age when his mother died. He married, and brought his wife home without any...

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Willie Mathieson's smart saying to Carpenter., January 1952

Track ID : 10026

Willie Mathieson's smart saying to Carpenter. An anecdote about an occasion when Willie Mathieson had been very busy writing and was approached by Carpenter, a folk-song collector. He rebuffed him...

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Chaidh am bàta aig Alasdair agus Dòmhnall a bhriseadh air co..., March 1970

Track ID : 9675

Alasdair and Donald shipwrecked off the African coast: Donald kills three giants and marries the king's daughter Alasdair and Donald went to sea but their ship was lost off the African coast. They...

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Mac an rìgh a' pòsadh An Tè Bheauty bho Rìoghachd nam Fear M..., March 1970

Track ID : 9681

King's son marries An Tè Bheauty from Rìoghachd nam Fear Mòra. The king had one son who was young when the queen died and he remarried. He had three sons from the second marriage and his first son...

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Jock Higgins' father escaped from burkers., October 1953

Track ID : 2833

Jock Higgins' father escaped from burkers. When travelling up north, Jock Higgins' father and another man got a night's lodgings in the barn of a farm. In the middle of the night they heard a coac...

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Sgeulachd os-nàdarra a chualas aig bean ministeir., May 1953

Track ID : 5901

A supernatural tale heard from a minister's wife. A minister's wife told the contributor of a strange experience her brother had. He was a skipper on a boat when a man who had not been on board ca...

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Sgeulachd bheag mu bhith a' dròbhadh a' chruidh dhan Eaglais..., May 1953

Track ID : 5984

A brief anecdote about droving cattle to Falkirk.

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