Bill Beavis was a seaman turned journalist, and Richard McCloskey is a marine historian.
Salty Dog Talk: The Nautical Origins of Everyday Expressionsby Bill Beavis, Richard G. McCloskey, Richard G. McCloskey
A charming etymology for all salty-minded people. Explains the fascinating ship-board beginnings of over 200 words and expressions, with the author's own delightful cartoons.
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Bill Beavis was a seaman turned journalist who had long been interested in nautical etymology. He died a number of years ago. Richard McCloskey is a distinguished American marine historian.
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