NAUTICAL SAYINGS THE TRUE ORIGINS
Its weekend, so on a light-hearted note, have you ever wondered where some of the well-used sayings that people come out with originate from? Well believe it or not most them have a nautical origin to them.
Take on Board, Overbearing, Posh, etc. are some of the obvious ones. But what about, Get a word in edgeways, Get down to the nitty gritty, Fits the bill, etc. Some of our well used sayings have fascinating reasons for us using them.
Harbourguides have the answers to hundreds of these, and if you want the answers simply head over to our “Nautical Sayings” https://www.harbourguides.com/nautical-sayings information and we’re sure you will be amazed at how many of the words and expressions you use every day were originated.
So head over to the page and then impress your friends with your knowledge.
Here’s a quick one for one for you. Where did the expression “Flash in the pan” come from? Without Googling it here is a choice of four answers. Only one is correct, do you know which one?
Remember no Googling
Have a great Weekend
Here's the link to our Nautical Sayings https://www.harbourguides.com/nautical-sayings
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