By L.G. Carr Laughton, published September 1912


A review of the literature of some centuries since printed books began to the late nineteenth century leads to the conclusion that there is nothing in the history of our sea language to justify the common modern usage of speaking of being ‘on’ a ship, rather than ‘in’ or ‘on board’.

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Filed under: Other (Early Modern) | Other (Eighteenth C) | Other (Nineteenth C) | Other (location)
Subjects include: Miscellaneous

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