Item 02: Walter Bruce Rainsford diary, 1 January 1915-31 December 1915 - Page 362

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Dec.14 Tue.
Not feeling too good since I got asthma attack – is still on my chest.
What cunning jokers the Egyptians (Gippies) are! The tramfare from Gezira to Cairo is 2 milliemes & the ticket collector oftens says that he cannot give change of ½ piastre – (we only use milliemes on the tram). Many an argument do we have to prevent them fleecing us. If a chap looks like a new arrival he is not even offered change.

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