Salty Dog Talk: The Nautical Origins of Everyday Expressions

Salty Dog Talk: The Nautical Origins of Everyday Expressions

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Most of us never realize how many words and expressions used in everyday English have a fascinating nautical origin. This charming pocketbook explains the practical ship-board beginnings of over 200 such phrases-colorful, bizarre and surprising-and how they came ashore. For anyone with an interest in the sea & its traditions-landlubbers, boaters, historians, linguists.
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ISBN: 9781472907981

Published Date: December 30, 2014

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Language: English

Page Count: 96

Size: 7.72" l x 5.02" w x 0.25"