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|08-06-2007 04:44 PM|
|sailhog||I could be wrong, but I don't think so. Why someone would admit to sailing a multihull boat after reading that... it's beyond me... Sailingdog obviously needs medical attention. He might even require a voodoo witch doctor.|
|08-06-2007 04:43 PM|
|sailingdog||I'm sure Dame Ellen would be interested in your definition too.|
|08-06-2007 04:32 PM|
Originally Posted by sailhog View Post
|08-06-2007 04:08 PM|
This comes right out of the Royce's (pgs. 101-103). Let's see what it has under, say, multi-hull captains... just let me look for a minute... wait, here it is... ooh my... my, my, my, my... oh good lord... holy sh--... sweet sassymollassy.... that's sick... how does it fit?... oh, that's how... that's... incredible... so that's why SD isn't allowed to travel internationally... which explains the boat... Wow...
|08-06-2007 03:48 PM|
I think you've got the descriptions reversed...
|08-06-2007 03:19 PM|
Webster's Dictionary defines race as "any distinct group of human beings." Catalina owners are distinguished by their rugged good looks and good taste. People who race sailboats are also of a race also, and are distinguished by facial tics, an affliction of genital herpes, and a tendency to suck their thumbs with their sphincters. I'm not making this up.
|08-06-2007 02:26 PM|
Charlie, what do you mean by saying it is a shame we have to share the water with them? In my mind, the real tradgedy is that we have to share our insurance premiums with bozos like him!
As to calling Gui a racist -- he hates Catalina owners. Could you really call Catalinaa owners a race, by any meaning of the word? Well, yes, even turtles can race, I guess..............
|08-06-2007 01:52 PM|
Originally Posted by ebs001 View Post
Sailaway... you are exactly right about the states history of producing Tar, Pitch & Turpentine too. So.. the term "Tar Heel" is derived from a couple different sources. There are others too that i can't recall of the top of my head... or the bottom of my feet!
edit: one of these day's i'll learn to spell.
|08-06-2007 12:02 PM|
Sailaway, you are right about the Tar Heels not being derived from sailing. There are at least two other theories about the name, though. You might like this one better. "The explanation on the state's official web site for its colorful and imaginative dialog. It traces the nickname's source to the Civil War. Retreating soldiers left a column of North Carolinians to battle the enemy alone. Later, the North Carolinians met the fleeing troops and told them for the next battle we'll put tar on your heels to make them stick. Gen. Robert E. Lee, on hearing the story, reportedly exclaimed, "God bless the Tar Heel boys." "(Yahoo)
Jack Tar is a sailor, but tar is listed as a synonym as well and dictionary.com gives sailor as one of the definitions of tar.
|08-05-2007 01:44 PM|
|Insails||Wow...did this thread ever get hijacked!!!...LMAO|
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