London Buzz – Cutty Sark or the shortie nightie

A cutty sark is a short cut night shirt or shortie nightie. It was worn by Nannie Dee, a witch in Robert Burns’s classic poem Tam O’Shanter. She was the fastest runner of all the witches, which is why the Cutty Sark got its name.

Buzz On Tour - Buzz at the Cutty Sark in Greenwich - photograph copyright David Bailey (not the)

Here’s Buzz on deck: from the forthcoming photobook: London Buzz.

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