'em all for shapes: you see he holds his head like a sodger
, and he isn't so cushiony as most o' the oldish gentlefolks--they run fat in general; and he's got a fine leg.
We are the D-Day Dodgers in Sunny Italy, still sung wi feelin the day tae the war-time tune o Lili Marleen, the lyrics attributit tae a sodger
Harry Pynn fa serv't wi the 8th Army in Italy, an adaptit bi folklorist an socialist Hamish Henderson, efter rumours at the Viscountess, the first lady member in the Hooses o Parliament, miscaa'd the sodgers
servin in Italy on haein the coushie eyn o the stick anent the French offensive - naething cwid o been farrer fae the truth.
Says Jone to his woife on a whot summer's day, hot "Aw'm resolvt i' Grinfilt no lunger to stay; Greenfield For aw'll goo to Owdham, as fast os I can, So fare thee weel Grinfilt, an' fare thee weel Nan, For a sodger
aw'll be, an brave Owdham aw'll see, soldier An aw'll ha'e a battle wi'th' French." Who composed the poem inspired a debate among later commentators.
She takes part in Burns Suppers, sings at Highland Games and has named her five pet Dobermans Chieftain, Ceilidh, Ruadh, Ailsa Craig and Sodger
theme of the words, Git right, sodger
! Scraps of other words and
Examples run from Tom Scott's "At the Shrine o the Unkent Sodger
" to Stephen Mulrine's "Nostalgie":
On his days off he proudly wears a white sailor cap and whiles the hours coming up with countless "true stories" about the years when he was an "Austrian sodger
." At the same time, he hopeps to become a great opera singer one day.
Robert Burns, for example, as in his poem "Love of a Sodger
Boy," exhibits the mountain-music rhythms that Stone inherited, a Scottish folk-song and dance tradition.
So Goliath is "an enormous sodger
" and the baby Jesus is "a wee wean lyin snug in the feedin trough" by his "mither".
The next to pop his dirty dial (5) in the house Is an animal--they call him Davie Rodgers He gives his nose a blow but his eye is on the door And he whispers 'how is hubby in the sodgers