Friday, March 31, 2006

15 is Bumfitt or Tic-a-bub

Yan Tan Tethera - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia:

Yan = one
Tan = two
Tethera = three
and in parts of Britain and surrounding areas, was a traditional numeric jargon used by shepherds to count sheep. Until the Industrial Revolution, the use of specialized traditional number systems was common among shepherds, especially in the dales of the Lake District. It is believed by some to be a remnant of Cumbric language,

gone by about 1910


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