Salty Dog Talk

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Salty Dog Talk - the origins of everyday expressions

By Bill Beavis, Richard McCloskey

2014

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.

Pb. 96pp 198x129mm  b/w cartoons throughout