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    Obscure naval terms

    Anyone any ideas what these mean?

    AFO

    Aggie on horseback

    Airy Fairy

    All boots and gaiters

    P'raps some can help or add to the list?

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    Pipe down
    Splice the mainbrace.

    Where's lovedean blue when you need him
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    s h i t on a raft-kidneys in gravy on toast
    Babies Heads-Steak & Kidney pudding.
    Slops-Cash Clothing Store.
    Bulkhead-wall
    Deckhead-ceiling
    Dickhead-dickhead...dyswidt.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pompeygun View Post
    s h i t on a raft-kidneys in gravy on toast
    Babies Heads-Steak & Kidney pudding.
    Slops-Cash Clothing Store.
    Bulkhead-wall
    Deckhead-ceiling
    Dickhead-dickhead...dyswidt.
    Hi Gun - lovely to see ya, mush, but we're not looking for answers here. Do keep up.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Scoular1 View Post
    Pipe down
    Splice the mainbrace.

    Where's lovedean blue when you need him
    Blimey, but you're quick!

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    I thought you were Lassie

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    Quote: Anyone any idea what these mean?
    What u looking for then if not answers???

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    Quote Originally Posted by dsmg View Post
    Quote: Anyone any idea what these mean?
    What u looking for then if not answers???
    Check out the "Which posters would we like to see back?" #8

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    Still the same old Lassie eh.

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    I was aware of several common sayings being of naval origin but not heard many of those. Are they modern ones or is there some history to em?

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