Note: Old Sea Terms Ashore

By L G Carr Laughton, published January 1911


Carr Laughton raises an interesting point concerning phrases that were common at sea and were adopted ashore. He also points out that some expressions were more common on shore than at sea and that, at sea, words retained a meaning which had gone out of use on the land and vice-versa.

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