Driffield poems

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nordi
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Driffield poems

Post by nordi » Sat Mar 10, 2012 3:30 pm

Does anyone have the words to the poem abouty Driffield trip day?
I think it started
Each year we have trip day at Driffield
All't bairns go by train down to Brid
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And a penny to spend for each kid.


I'd also like to know about one that started
Here we are at oor town end
Wi a shoulder o mutton and a crown to spend


I have a feeling that was something to do with children scrambling for pennies that were thrown from hot shovels into the street.

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Post by plook » Mon Mar 12, 2012 4:48 pm

Here we are at ower toon end
A showlder o' mutton and a bob ta spend.
Ip-Ip-Ooray!

This was shouted by children on New Years morning in Driffield and the shopkeepers threw out pennies.

As for the trip day poem cant help you with that one.

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