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Pit Brow Lasses   Views: 449
Wigan Girls in France   Comments: 2
Photo: Rev David Long   Item #: 29631  
 
Wigan Girls in France

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  Ron Hunt has also posted a version (Item 26305) of this pic from the French book: http://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/bpt6k6364932w
This version gives a wider view, and shows some of the pit head.
The caption is easy enough to understand - the only word I didn't know was 'trieuses' - which means 'sorters'.
 

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Comments by fred foster, 12th August 2017  ff001a5024@blueyonder.co.uk 
Could this be where we get the word "triage" from. i.e. the sorting of patients at the A&E

Comments by Rev David Long, 12th August 2017  david@scars.org.uk 
Yes - 'triage' is French for sorting.

 
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