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  • B.B.C.: 'The islanders were kindly, polite, shy. The older ones spoke in a curiously old-fashioned way. Lots of "thees" and "thous", unfamiliar words like "ganzeys" for sweaters and "ammunitions" for socks. I liked it and was happy there.

    'So, evidently, was a young naval officer who was based in Tristan during the war...'

    According to the O.E.D., ganzey is a dialect variant of Guernsey, as in 'a jersey'.

    March 21, 2009