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ID #2698

one day more 'an all

[Gul. idem (Work 1919:441); cf. also Krio wan de ya idem KED, Cam. some day been de idem (Todd 1979), Haitian you jou idem (Gaujean p.c.) and lbo ofu umbosi (lit, one day) idem (Okolo p.c.)] phr. once upon a time (opening a phase of a story): 1918 One day more'n all, a little boy see her (Parsons 40). cf. MORE'N

Tags: folktales, phrase

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Last update: 2012-10-25 21:31
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.2

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