By Tre, Pol, and Pen,
You shall know the Cornishmen.
Thus, Tre [a town] gives Trefry, Tregengon, Tregony,
Tregothnan, Trelawy, Tremayne, Trevannion, Treveddoe, Trewithen, etc.
[a head] gives Polkerris Point, Polperro, Polwheel, etc. Pen
[a top] gives Penkevil, Penrice, Penrose, Pentire, etc.
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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