Two Scottish Riddles

@inproceedings{Sanderson1967TwoSR,
  title={Two Scottish Riddles},
  author={Stewart F. Sanderson},
  year={1967}
}
  • Stewart F. Sanderson
  • Published 1967
  • Art
  • AbstractIn the headnote to nos. 3–4 - Head, No Hair - of his monumental English Riddles from Oral Tradition, Archer Taylor uses the term ‘the Scotch bell riddle’. He cites two examples, one from Gregor:It sits high,/An cries sair,/Hiz [has] the head,/But wints the hair. - The townclock. and one from Findlay:What is that Hings heich, and cries sair,/Has a heid, and nae hair? - A bell.