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dere ’tis! exclamation

After many hours’ travel towards the seaside, there at last is the actual sea!

See also thalassa! thalassa!


Winning shout in a game of keep-the-kids-distracted

Collected by

G – 1960s
Georgina Gallagher (Iliff, Nichols) – sibling of Mark


Delivered with great excitement, and at least twice

Submitted: 19/03/2021 by Mark ● Last updated: 19/03/2021 22:49 by Mark

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