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  • "'Was the lady unsuitable? So many sailors take the strangest trollops to wife. Even drabogues.'"

    --O'Brian, The Fortune of War, 224

    A Guide for the Perplexed, here, defines this as an Irish term for slut or whore.

    March 31, 2008

  • Just listened to Fortune of War on my road trip to Wisconsin. I laughed for about a minute at that line.

    August 8, 2008