|Subject:||Taffy comes from the river Taff|
|Author:||Lloer (guest, 188.8.131.52)|
|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.
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