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Post by sprayartman on Mon Jan 26, 2009 2:44 pm

wedding flag which was flown for a week before the wedding of any crew member on the boat 1 yard of red 1 yard of white and 1 yard of blue still used to day in pittenweem to indicate a crew member aboot to be married
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Post by cyril scott on Mon Jan 26, 2009 3:41 pm

I forgot aboot that ritual George It wis the same in Lossie . The flag wis tied to the top of the mast on the seturday a week afore the widdin inviting abody aboord for a dram A good time was hud by all drunken

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Post by young ronnie on Mon Jan 26, 2009 4:30 pm

Can't say I ever heard of or saw that one in Dunbar Geordie,nice wee touch though.
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Post by sprayartman on Tue Jan 27, 2009 1:30 pm

think the saying wiz red tae the mast shaur tae last an the mair tatterd the end o' the flag wiz efter the week the better the mairage wid be
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Post by Tayne on Tue Feb 10, 2009 10:22 pm

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