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Subject: Taffy comes from the river Taff
Author: Lloer   (guest, 62.3.208.106)
Date: February 6, 2004 at 6:28:05 AM
Reply to: Taffy... by Merriment
The river Taff is the river which runs through Cardiff (the capital city of Wales).

There's a rhyme to go with the name - its not very nice though:

Taffy was a Welshman,
Taffy was a thief,
Taffy came to my house
And stole a joint of beef.

Its a common mistake in England to call someone from North Wales a 'Taff' - that's as inaccurate as calling someone from Liverpool a Cockney.

lloer

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