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Originally Posted by Catalina274me
I think you are missing what FullandBy said: Interior Cabin Walls
I don't know why JohnRPollard said
by the way, what you refer to as "walls" are properly called ceilings in a boat, don't ask me why, and what you might ordinarily think of as the ceiling is referred to as the "overhead")
Catalina274me, JohnRPollard said that to clarify that on a boat the "walls"
are called ceilings
and that the "ceiling"
is actually referred to as an overhead
. The terrestrial terms are in quotes and italics
and the marine terms are in boldface
It is much easier to communicate if everyone is on the same page and using the proper terminology. If I'm calling something a wall, and everyone else is calling it a ceiling...someone is going to get pretty confused, like you did. Before jumping all over JohnRPollard, you might want to sit back and actually read what he wrote a couple times, until you understand it.... it was fairly well written, concise and quite clear.
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