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The mountain features in a traditional song called 'Tibbie Fowler':

Be a lassie e'er sae black
Gin she hae the penny siller,
Set her up on Tintock tap,
The wind will blaw a man till her.

Be a lassie e'er so fair,
An she want the penny siller,
A flie may fell her in the air,
Before a man be even'd till her.

(I hope a Scottish person can explain this?! Is it about only being marriageable if you're rich?? Is 'siller' silver?)
Rhiannon Posted by Rhiannon
27th September 2007ce
Edited 27th September 2007ce

Comments (1)

Aye, siller means silver. Dark-haired lassies with money are more successful in love than poor blondes appears to be the gist of it! nickbrand Posted by nickbrand
11th April 2009ce
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