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OVERBEARING ORIGIN

Wednesday February 27th, 2013
OVERBEARING NAUTICAL SAYING

The phrase used to describe someone being bullish or uncomfortably pushy is derived from the nautical tactical practice of sailing downwind directly towards another vessel thus stealing or diverting wind from an adversaries sails.
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