Captain Bucko's Nauti-Words Handbook

Fascinating Facts and Fables About the Origins of Hundreds of Nautical Terms and Everyday Expressions

by Roger Paul Huff



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 4/19/2004

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 146
ISBN : 9780595315291
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 146
ISBN : 9780595763443

About the Book

Do You Know The Nautical Origins Of:

"A Stitch In Time Save Nine"
"A Couple Of Shakes"
"As The Crow Flies"
"Chewing The Fat"
"The Devil To Pay"
"Feeling Blue"

Or perhaps one of you "old salts" would like to know the actual definitions of nautical terms such as garboard, lagan, or larboard.

You Need Captain Bucko's Nauti-Words Handbook!

About the Author

Prior to his career as an Oceanographer, Roger spent considerable time on the Mississippi and in the Florida Keys. He has operated a variety of vessels on rivers, lakes, and oceans around the globe. He has always been intrigued by words, and started using them when he was quite young.