Tuesday, March 31, 2009

New Title

Just released today, I Love It When You Talk Retro: Hoochie Coochie, Double Whammy, Drop a Dime, and the Forgotten Origins of American Speech, extensively cites Mystic Seaport's Origins of Sea Terms.

Who knew that sea slag would be retro! This new book explores popular terms such as "cut and run" which evolved from the habit of sailor who needed to leave the harbor so quickly, they would cut the lines and run, and many others.

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