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lucifer sam

12th December 2009, 21:32
can't think of 62d October half-term,6&4ltrs. Think 2nd word is Week but im stumpd at 1st word altho iv got ??t??e
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anniec

12th December 2009, 21:34
Answered by others as Tattie Week (new to me too but thats Scotland for you!)
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lucifer sam

12th December 2009, 21:43
Thanks 4that. Btw im from Glasgow&its a new 1 on me also,never heard of it! LOL
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lucifer sam

12th December 2009, 21:51
Ive since discovered that it's called tattie week coz it is when the farmers would hire people 2 pik potatoes from his fields. U learn sumfin new every day :)
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anniec

12th December 2009, 22:02
Cheers Sam - no one has offered an explanation so far - I think I've learned something but I'm still not sure what!
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minniejo

13th December 2009, 20:15
tattie week . originally the week farmers lifted the potato crop, so many kids were kept off school to work in the fields at the tattie howking that local authorities gave in and made it a local holiday week, mainly north and east scotland.
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