The Parish Minister was on
a visit of condolence to Mrs Scott, the widow of one of his
congregation. A short church service having been arranged, the
question of appropriate music arose. Had Mrs Scott any special
preferences? No, she had no suggestions to make. Finally the
Minister asked "Well then, Mrs Scott, what about 'Now the labourers task
"Oh!" cried Mrs Scott in
alarm. "That'll no dae ava! John wis nane o yir labourers.
He wis a foreman at the Gasworks!"