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When a Loose Cannon Flogs a Dead Horse There's the Devil to Pay: Seafaring Words in Everyday Speech

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Have you ever wondered about the origin of "son of a gun," "flotsam and jetsam," or "hunky-dory"? You'll find the nautical derivation of these ... Show synopsis

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knucklehead2

A taste of the old salt's language

by knucklehead2 on May 13, 2010

Well put together book. Must have taken a lot of research to compile all those terms. I found it very interesting.

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