The Scotsman's Kilt

A traditional song we have been singing for years.


A Scotsman clad in kilt left the bar one evening fair

And one could tell by how he walked he'd drunk more than his share

He staggered on until he could no longer keep his feet

Then stumbled off into the grass to sleep beside the street.


CHORUS

Ring ding diddle diddle i de o

Ring di diddle i o


He stumbled off into the grass to sleep beside the street.


Later on two young and lovely girls just happened by,

And one says to the other with a twinkle in her eye

You see yon sleeping Scotsman who is young and handsome built

I wonder if it's true what they don't wear beneath their kilt.


Chorus

I wonder if it's true what they don't wear beneath their kilt.



They crept up to the sleeping Scotsman quiet as could be

Then lifted up his kilt about an inch so they could see

And there behold for them to view beneath his Scottish skirt

Was nothing but what God had graced him with upon his birth


Chorus

There was nothing there but what God gave upon his birth



They marvelled for a moment then one said we'd best be gone

But let's leave a present for our friend before we move along

They took a blue silk ribbon and they tied it in a bow

Around the bonnie spar that the Scot's lifted kilt did show


Chorus

Around the bonnie spar that the Scot's lifted kilt did show



The Scotsman woke to nature's call and stumbled toward a tree

Behind a bush he lifts his kilt and gawks at what he sees

Then in a startled voice he says to what's before his eyes

He said, "Lad I don't know where you've been but I see you won first prize"


Chorus

He said, "Lad I don't know where you've been but I see you won first prize"

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