Some hae meat and canna eat
And some wad eat that want it:
But we hae meat and we can eat,
And sae the Lord be thankit.
But some hate meat and girn and weep,
Resisting all coercion,
So bless the tatties, bless the neeps
And the vegetarian version.
Then filled wi’ fruits o’ field and vine
And feelin fairlie frisky,
The One who water turned to wine,
We’d ask to bless the whisky.
Extra verses by Richard Medrington