January 29, 1917

Monday [Folkestone]

On QMS parade. Got paid. Went to Folkestone at night. Had snaps taken.

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3 Responses to January 29, 1917

  1. Christine says:

    I’m pretty sure you are right about “snaps”. Very English term for photos.

  2. Frank’s father (my great-grandfather) immigrated to Canada from England as a teenager with his family, so Frank would have grown up hearing English expressions — makes sense that they would find their way into his journal after spending a month or two there.

  3. Christine says:

    Totally. I revert to “English” very quickly when I go back. Mind you, I was 8 when I came to Canada, and so my vocabulary is that of an 8-yr-old, not that of an adult.

    By the way, any idea what the S.O.S. is for?

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