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You Talk Like a Sailor!

photo courtesy of Thad Zajdowicz

photo courtesy of Thad Zajdowicz

Whether you know it or not, you talk like a sailor! Yes, that’s right. Many of the words in common usage today are derived from traditional sailing terms. We thought we’d give you some examples, so without going overboard, we’ve put on our best duds and had a field-day stocking up on interesting words and phrases.

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