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Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   01-16-2009
Replies: 31
Views: 18,288
Posted By DNHen
What is the difference between boasun and...

What is the difference between boasun and boatswain? Nothing. In either word, the "t" is either not there or not pronounced. Otherwise, the "vowels" are pronounced the same way. It is pronounced...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   01-16-2009
Replies: 31
Views: 18,288
Posted By DNHen
I laughed until tears came. That was a good one....

I laughed until tears came. That was a good one. Why is it called a "ham"burger when it is made from beef? Or chicken. Or bison. Or cariboo. Or anything else but pig???
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   01-16-2009
Replies: 31
Views: 18,288
Posted By DNHen
I will behave myself, I just wanted a good laugh...

I will behave myself, I just wanted a good laugh from everyone. That's all. If I did offend anyone, I do whole-heartedly appologize, I love to laugh, and I love everyone around me to laugh. That's...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   01-16-2009
Replies: 31
Views: 18,288
Posted By DNHen
Well, to Americans, a Fender is either a brand of...

Well, to Americans, a Fender is either a brand of electrical guitar or the thing on either side of an auto. I am still trying to figure out exactly what a "bumber" is, other than the rear end of a...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   01-16-2009
Replies: 31
Views: 18,288
Posted By DNHen
I know that I am a few years late in the game...

I know that I am a few years late in the game finding this site, but it also depends entirely on the type of vessel you command. Some commands are the same, but if you command a vessel that is a...
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