Young Folk Geordie's penker
 
     
 

Wor Geordie's lost his penker
Wor Geordie's lost his penker
Wor Geordie's lost his penker
Doon the double raw

Well, it ralled reet doon the koondy

So he's gone ta fetch a claes prop

And he rammed it up the koondy

But the claes prop would na' fetch it

So he's gone ta fetch a terrier

And he's tied it to the claes prop

And he rammed it up the koondy

But the terrier wad nae fetch it

So he's gone ta get goon pooda

And he rammed it up the koondy

Then he set fire to the pooda
And he's bloon down double raw

Hey, wor Geordie's foond 'is penker

It was in his blooming pooket
It was in his blooming pooket
It was in his blooming pooket
And he's bloon down double raw


Geordie to English

Bloon = blown
Claes
prop = clothes prop
Double raw = double row of houses
Foond = found
Koondy = storm drain
Penker = marble, most likely not glass but a steel ball bearing obtained from coal mine equipment
Pooda = gun powder
Ralled = rolled
Wor = our

 

 
 
     
 

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