“The Wee Article”


"I 'm a jolly servant lass, my name is Mary Ann, I'm going to sing about a thing that calls itself a man; He wanted me his wife to be, he's only four foot four...." She reviles the short suitor, and details why she wants no part of such a man


  1. SHenry H833, p. 257, "The Wee Article" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #2739
  3. BI, HHH833


Alternate titles: “The Wee Daft Article”
Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1939 (Sam Henry collection)
Found in: Ireland