Salty Dog Talk: The Nautical Origins of Everyday Expressions [EPUB]

Salty Dog Talk: The Nautical Origins of Everyday Expressions [EPUB]
Salty Dog Talk: The Nautical Origins of Everyday Expressions by Bill Beavis, Richard McCloskey
2013 | EPUB | 2.81MB

Most of us never realise how many words and expressions used in everyday English have a fascinating nautical origin. This charming book explains the practical ship-board beginnings of over 200 such phrases - colourful, bizarre and surprising - and how they came ashore.