That Old Girl single work   short story   humour  
Issue Details: First known date: 1891 1891
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The object of the narrator's affections becomes jealous after overhearing him in conversation with one of his 'chums' referring to 'his old girl,' - who, as it transpires, is not quite the girl she appears to be.


  • '[this happened] in the suburbs of the city of Sydbourne ... Perhaps it was Sydney, perhaps it was Melbourne - and perhaps it was neither.'

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y Tasmanian Mail 24 January 1891 Z1475634 1891 newspaper issue 1891 pg. 5
Last amended 22 Aug 2008