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Salty Dog Talk: The Nautical Origins of Everyday Expressions - Bill Beavis,Richard McCloskey
Most of us never realise how many words and expressions used in everyday English have a fascinating nautical origin. This charming pocketbook explains the practical ship-board beginnings of over 200 such phrases - colourful, bizarre and surprising - and how they came ashore.
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