Diary of Edgar Clarence Worsfold, item 18

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I said how many she said Der I said

allright pick them out she fished out 2

and She Paid me 3 Francs like a Brick so

we adjourned to the nearest Estaminal to

try the beer we would not chance Wine

as we did not no whether we would have

enough cash and I called for 3 Beers and

they were not particular what size glass

they put it in some glasses were as big

as  ...  Pats and others like Wine glasses

and all the same Price and they charged 

3d per glass for it and I put down one

Franc and She said Encore Masuer

meaning more money so I showed him the

other 2 and she said Encore again and

said have a Voo Encore sanc Soo I said

Pulling out my other 3d here are have the

lot Ill starve and I soon discovered

that the Orange Woman had caught me

as they were only 3 2 1/2   ...  ... 

worth Levenpinu Hapenny then so after

that little Experience I soon learnd the

value of French money no wonder the

Orange Woman had a good laugh at

me when I went well we never had much

been there so next morning we moved

off at 4 AM and had a Lovely Joy ride

Packed in Trucks like sardines for 24

Hours and landed very stiff at a  ... 

called Argues outside Lt Amer we arrived

here about 4 oclock the following morning

Incidently we are still living on Bully

and Biscuit have not Tasted Bread yet

in France and we were all Dying for a


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I said how many she said Der I said

allright pick them out she fished out 2

and She Paid me 3 Francs like a Brick so

we adjourned to the nearest Estaminal to

try the beer we would not chance Wine

as we did not no whether we would have

enough cash and I called for 3 Beers and

they were not particular what size glass

they put it in some glasses were as big

as  ...  Pats and others like Wine glasses

and all the same Price and they charged 

3d per glass for it and I put down one

Franc and She said Encore Masuer

meaning more money so I showed him the

other 2 and she said Encore again and

said have a Voo Encore sanc Soo I said

Pulling out my other 3d here are have the

lot Ill starve and I soon discovered

that the Orange Woman had caught me

as they were only 3 2 1/2   ...  ... 

worth Levenpinu Hapenny then so after

that little Experience I soon learnd the

value of French money no wonder the

Orange Woman had a good laugh at

me when I went well we never had much

been there so next morning we moved

off at 4 AM and had a Lovely Joy ride

Packed in Trucks like sardines for 24

Hours and landed very stiff at a  ... 

called Argues outside Lt Amer we arrived

here about 4 oclock the following morning

Incidently we are still living on Bully

and Biscuit have not Tasted Bread yet

in France and we were all Dying for a



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  • February 1, 2018 16:40:00 Annick Rodriguez

    I said how many she said Der I said

    allright pick them out she fished out 2

    and She Paid me 3 Francs like a Brick so

    we adjourned to the nearest Estaminal to

    try the beer we would not chance Wine

    as we did not no whether we would have

    enough cash and I called for 3 Beers and

    they were not particular what size glass

    they put it in some glasses were as big

    as  ...  Pats and others like Wine glasses

    and all the same Price and they charged 

    3d per glass for it and I put down one

    Franc and She said Encore Masuer

    meaning more money so I showed him the

    other 2 and she said Encore again and

    said have a Voo Encore sanc Soo I said

    Pulling out my other 3d here are have the

    lot Ill starve and I soon discovered

    that the Orange Woman had caught me

    as they were only 3 2 1/2   ...  ... 

    worth Levenpinu Hapenny then so after

    that little Experience I soon learnd the

    value of French money no wonder the

    Orange Woman had a good laugh at

    me when I went well we never had much

    been there so next morning we moved

    off at 4 AM and had a Lovely Joy ride

    Packed in Trucks like sardines for 24

    Hours and landed very stiff at a  ... 

    called Argues outside Lt Amer we arrived

    here about 4 oclock the following morning

    Incidently we are still living on Bully

    and Biscuit have not Tasted Bread yet

    in France and we were all Dying for a


  • February 1, 2018 16:38:15 Annick Rodriguez

    I said how many she said Der I said

    allright pick them out she fished out 2

    and She Paid me 3 Francs like a Brick so

    we adjourned to the nearest Estaminal to

    try the beer we would not chance Wine

    as we did not no whether we would have

    enough cash and I called for 3 Beers and

    they were not particular what size glass

    they put it in some glasses were as big

    as  ...  Pats and others like Wine glasses

    and all the same Price and they charged 

    3d per glass for it and I put down one

    Franc and She said Encore Masuer

    meaning more money so I showed him the

    other 2 and she said Encore again and

    said have a Voo Encore sanc Soo I said

    Pulling out my other 3d here are have the

    lot Ill starve and I soon discovered

    that the Orange Woman had caught me

    as they were only 3 2 1/2   ...  ... 

    worth Levenpinu Hapenny then so after

    that little Experience I soon learnd the

    value of French money no wonder the

    Orange Woman had a good laugh at

    me when I went well we never had much

    been there so next morning we moved

    off at 4 AM and had a Lovely Joy ride



  • February 1, 2018 16:34:40 Annick Rodriguez

    I said how many she said Der I said

    allright pick them out she fished out 2

    and She Paid me 3 Francs like a Brick so

    we adjourned to the nearest Estaminal to

    try the beer we would not chance Wine

    as we did not no whether we would have

    enough cash and I called for 3 Beers and

    they were not particular what size glass

    they put it in some glasses were as big

    as  ...  Pats and others like Wine glasses

    and all the same Price and they charged 

    3d per glass for it and I put down one

    Franc and She said Encore Masuer

    meaning more money so I showed him the

    other 2 and she said Encore again and


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    Mons, Belgium

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