Re: [CR]terminology


Date: Wed, 16 Nov 2005 19:59:22 -0600
From: John Thompson <JohnThompson@new.rr.com>
Organization: The Crimson Permanent Assurance
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [CR]terminology
References: <53484.146.152.216.1.1132174186.squirrel@webmail.nac.net>
In-Reply-To: <53484.146.152.216.1.1132174186.squirrel@webmail.nac.net>


wheelman@nac.net wrote:
> Another view of this can be to use Nautical terms. The same issue was
> common among ship mates that is why they orient the vessle by first
> identifying front and rear as fore and aft. Then they go to Port and
> Starbord where Port is the left side when facing forward on board the ship
> and obviously Starbord is right when facing the same way.

No, no Ray. If you're going to do that do it right:

"Another view o' this can be t' use Nautical terms, ye scurvey dog. Th' same issue were bein' common among ship mates that is why they orient th' vessle by first identifying front and rear as fere and aft. Then they go t' Port and Starbord where Port is th' left side when facing ferward on board th' ship and obviously Starbord is right when facing th' same way. Arrh!"

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John (john@os2.dhs.org)
Appleton WI USA