Salty Dog Talk - Nautical Origins of Everyday Expressions 2nd Edition 2014 - Bill Beavis and Richar
This item is worth 45 Marine Miles points!
A book combining humour with nautical scholarship - most of us never realise how many words and expressions used in everyday English have a fascinating nautical origin. This charming little book wittily explains the shipboard beginnings of over 200 - colourful, bizarre, surprising - and how they came ashore. A consistently popular buy and great "Christmas stocking filler" material.
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