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

They're our rivals.

GUNSMOKE - "Nautical Slang"

track 1 off LITTLE SHIELDS (2007) --------------------------------------------------- Start the day with a blank page in my mind Until the colors run and the...

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 (USA) NO...

How to Pronounce Matelot

Learn how to say Matelot correctly with EmmaSaying's "how do you pronounce" free tutorials. Definition of matelot (oxford dictionary): noun British informal ...

Jeopardy Uses Black Slang

The Slang of Loving - Jotham Yelle

Jotham Yelle performs The Slang of Loving for Shaw TV's go! Vancouver at the Mission Leisure Centre racquetball court. Watch for a feature on Jotham and his ...

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 to...

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 to...

Community - A lesson in English slang (Part 3)

Duncan was driving a truck? From season 1, episode 4 - "Social Psychology" (I own nothing, all due credit to Sony and NBC)

How to Pronounce Gunned

Learn how to say Gunned correctly with EmmaSaying's "how do you pronounce" free tutorials. Definition of gun (oxford dictionary): noun 1a weapon incorporatin...

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22 news items

Refinery29

Refinery29
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 ...
 
The Southern
Wed, 13 Aug 2014 23:00:00 -0700

The band's name comes from an honorable nautical slang for an experience sailor who has spent much of his life at sea. It's not the same “salty dog” mentioned in a popular Flatt & Scruggs tune. Fiddler Andrews of Mount Vernon is a regular at the SI Opry.
 
Bustle
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, ...

Utne Reader Online

Utne Reader Online
Thu, 09 Oct 2014 09:23:06 -0700

“Yarn” soon takes on a meaning in nautical slang: spinning a yarn is telling a story or tale, usually one of maritime adventure, about dramatic shipwrecks, bloody battles, tyrannical officers, or determined resistance. These were often long, complex ...

Raise the Hammer

Raise the Hammer
Mon, 06 Oct 2014 11:47:23 -0700

There must be something in a scrimshander's temperament that draws those who are investigating the bountiful and beautiful treasures of nature, both minute and massive, to attempt to capture those treasures on one of Nature's basic building blocks, bone.
 
The Seattle Times
Wed, 12 Feb 2014 18:59:26 -0800

(A “highliner,” in nautical slang, is an elite, prolific fisherman.) “This is very much a living history” said University of Washington history professor Bruce Hevly, whose students did research that helped shape the exhibit. Hevly's students explored ...
 
USA TODAY
Tue, 11 Mar 2014 21:29:19 -0700

The timbers refer to the support posts on sailing ships. In bad weather the waves would raise the ships so much that when they fell the timbers would shake, or shiver, surprising or shocking the sailors. "Shiver me timbers" did reference nautical slang ...
 
History
Mon, 19 Sep 2011 12:14:48 -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 ...
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