“Paddy on the Railway”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1964 (Montgomerie)
Keywords: train injury
Found in: Britain(Scotland)

Description

"Paddy on the railway, Picking up stones; Along came an engine And broke Paddy's bones." "O, said Paddy, That's not fair. O, said the engineman, You shouldna have been there."

References

  1. Montgomerie-ScottishNR 151, "(Paddy on the railway)" (1 text)
  2. Roud #13611
  3. BI, MSNR151