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Jackspeak of the Royal Canadian Navy - A Glossary of Naval Terminology - cover

Jackspeak of the Royal Canadian Navy - A Glossary of Naval Terminology

Mark Nelson

Publisher: Dundurn

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Summary

A colourful guide to the slang and jargon of the Royal Canadian Navy
Explains terms and phrases like the true meaning of the "cut of his jib," "WILCO," and "grog"
Answer questions you didn't even know you had, like why long-serving sailors wore pigtails, and where the word "starboard" came from.

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