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seanahan commented on the word gibsheets
The proper spelling appears to be "jib sheet"
February 7, 2007
chained_bear commented on the word gibsheets
The captain stood on the quarterdeck,/The ice was in his eye;/"Overhaul, overhaul! Let your gibsheets fall,/And you'll put your boats to sea, brave boys..." -- "Greenland Whale Fisheries," traditional, arr. the Pogues, c. 1985
February 6, 2007
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