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In Nautical Slang, the Sea Cow - Spring Break Destin, FL 2012

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Arden-Ohman Orch. - Hallelujah, 1927

Phil OHMAN and Victor ARDEN with Their Orchestra -- Hallelujah, Fox Trot with Vocal Chorus from "Hit the Deck" (Robin, Grey, Youmans) Brunswick 1927 ...

Boating Lingo

New to boating? Learn all the basic nautical terminology in this simple educational video!

ASL Surf Lingo

ASL Translations of Surfing Lingo. Signs include parts of the surfboard, etiquette signs, command signs, and nautical signs.

Underwear Exposed: 9 Facts You Didn't Know About Your Under Garments

According to experts in bra-fitting, most woman aren't wearing the correct bra size. Most bras also should be replaced twice a year. When a bra doesn't fit right, ...

Trackmaster Fisher Price Diesel 10's House

Trackmaster Diesel 10 defends his house from engines and other things trying to come in! "Diesel 10" is a fisher price motorized engine with a claw on the top of ...

Fables in Slang Full Audiobook by George ADE by General, Humorous Fiction

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English on-line: Speak Club@English-Hunters (Liam). 13.01-Part2. English Slang!

Pseudo Slang - Motion (Eastcoast Tour 2012)

Pseudo Slang "Motion" Camera/Editing by Arvid Wuensch Music Produced by Dima Written by j.Brown, O.Kopperl, and C.Bonta. Baby Steps Again © 2012 ...

14 Common Phases and Their Nautical Origins

Alright land-lubbers, drop the phrase book and draw your etymologies! What does today's date in American Revolutionary History have to do with shady ...

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The Week Magazine

The Week Magazine
Tue, 18 Aug 2015 02:14:28 -0700

American writer Herman Melville's experience as a sailor on a merchant ship and on an 18-month whaling voyage provided fodder for his most famous novels, including Typee, Omoo, and of course Moby Dick. Such seafaring accounts put into print nautical ...

The Hockey Writers

The Hockey Writers
Thu, 03 Sep 2015 15:34:52 -0700

... which is pretty much how the language works. You aren't supposed to say ain't or irregardless or impactful either, but everyone does. Jibe itself is a nautical slang term anyways, so I don't know if you can even be wrong if you're using the wrong ...

Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times
Tue, 30 Dec 2014 14:42:48 -0800

Nautical slang, which became one of the most widespread euphemisms for drunkenness. The "sheets" are ropes attached to the lower corners of a sail, to keep it steady, so if three of them come loose, the flapping sails will cause the ship to move ...
OUPblog (blog)
Wed, 03 Dec 2014 05:33:01 -0800

My half-baked reconstruction resolves itself into the following. Among the rather numerous variants of the word yeah, the variant aye (that is, i or I) developed among British sailors and became part of international nautical slang. Later, landlubbers ...


Fri, 19 Dec 2014 12:44:57 -0800

Seth: YARRRR, in Nautical slang this contest is known as “a rebound fight for Vitor Miranda.” Welterweight – Marcio “Lyoto” Alexandre vs Tim “Dirty Bird” Means. Jessica: Dude, Marcio, you can't take a dude's first name as your nickname, especially WHEN ...


Thu, 05 Jul 2012 04:00:34 -0700

Although we may never know whether the expression really figured prominently in nautical slang, “shiver” meant “break into pieces” in Old English, while “timbers” referred to a ship's support frames. So “Shiver me timbers!” roughly translates to “May ...


Tue, 05 Aug 2014 04:08:11 -0700

"You're going to New York?!" said my grandma, as I hung up the phone after checking on my flight information. "Um, sort of," I replied. More accurately, I was going to New York for approximately 20 minutes, after which I'd board the Celebrity Summit, ...


Tue, 28 Oct 2014 07:32:49 -0700

Yes Please will only amplify your regard. Here, 10 quotes from Poehler's tome to whet your whistle. And, Judge Judy? If you're reading this, we'd also like to board the Triumphant Lady. You'll notice how well-versed we are with nautical slang in the ...

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