The Grass Is Greener
The old shepherd was being reproached by the
minister about his absence from his usual place in the Kirk.
"A wis at Mr Doig's Kirk" was the defence.
But the minister was not to be be easily placated.
"Well" the minister went on "I don't care
much for this running away to strange Kirks - even to hear Mr Doig. How
would you like to see your sheep straying into strange pastures?"
"Dod, Sir" came the caustic reply. "A
wadna gie a docken gin it wis better girse."