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sab30 11-12-2006 03:54 AM

Looking for thread
 
I read a very interesting article which described some of the terms in modern day and how they originated from sailing ie down the hatch, son of a gun, and I wanted to forward it to some friends, but of course now I cant find it. If anyone can link me to its location that would be great.

Thanks in advance.

sailingdog 11-12-2006 05:30 AM

I don't know which article you're specifically speaking of...since there have been several that fit that vague description. A good source to read is the book "Mariners Miscellany".

sab30 11-12-2006 02:51 PM

Hi there,

It was just a recent thread in this forum that talked about english expression in use today and how they originated from sailing. It also touched on the history for example the allotments of rum.

Sailormon6 11-12-2006 04:33 PM

I can't help you find the thread, but the following hyperlink might provide what you want:

http://www.boatsafe.com/nauticalknowhow/terms0101.htm

Or, try this one:

http://users.aol.com/sailgower/lexicon.html

madseiler 11-13-2006 09:09 AM



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