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Nautical Linguististics

Well, this list of nautical terms doesn’t cover the concept of going “down below” versus “downstairs,” but it does help figure quite a bit of those weird nautical terms. Enjoy! Advertisements

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Top 15 Sailing Definitions

Boat: Commonly used acronym for “Break Out Another Thousand” Boat owner: One who stands fully-clothed under a cold shower, tearing up $100 bills Boom: (1) Named for sound that’s made, when hitting the heads of crew, while tacking; (2) For … Continue reading

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