IRTRAD-L August 2007
Re: Reel with the what?
andrew pickering <[log in to unmask]>
Irish Traditional Music List <[log in to unmask]>
Thu, 30 Aug 2007 09:23:12 +0100
Quoting Bill Black <[log in to unmask]>:
> "Reel with the Beryl"
> OK, I give up - what does this title mean?
Is 'beryl' not a corruption of 'birl' - being a highland pipe ornament?
A nice example of folk etymology at work.
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