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chained_bear commented on the word clew-garnet
"He studied the course of the wind with the keenest attention, unaware of the towel, the dry shirt and coat that Killick held out, mute for once, and he called 'Man the fore clew-garnets.'"--Patrick O'Brian, The Reverse of the Medal, 97The next time someone asks me what we should do at work, I'm going to respond "Man the fore clew-garnets."
February 24, 2008