“Courtin' in the Stable (The Workin' Steer)”


Jock sets out to meet Kate by the gate of the farm where she works. She being late, and he being drunk, he mistakes a steer for his girl and sets out to kiss her. He thinks she has turned to a steer, but she arrives to correct him; eventually they wed

Cross references


  1. Ord, pp. 227-228, "Courtin' in the Stable" (1 text)
  2. Roud #3793
  3. BI, Ord227


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1930 (Ord)
Found in: Britain(Scotland)