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Mount Ararat noun

Mount Alvernia hospital, Guildford, which is a long climb from the Epsom road

Origin

In Jewish & Christian belief systems, Mt Ararat (5,137 m) in Turkey is where Noah first found dry land

Collected by

Granny D – 1960s
Marion Dixon (Howes) – mother of Mum, spouse of Pop

Notes

G & Bel were born at Mt Alvernia (as was the radio presenter Tony Blackburn, for those who collect such snippets)

Submitted: 27/05/2021 by Mark

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