Salty Dog Talk : The Nautical Origins of Everyday Expressions

Salty Dog Talk : The Nautical Origins of Everyday Expressions

Book Title: Salty Dog Talk : The Nautical Origins of Everyday Expressions

Author: Tristan Gooley

Format: Paperback | 96 pages

Publication Date: 30 Dec 2014

ISBN-13: 9781472907981

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.