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Catchy Phrases and their Origin

I recently read a book about the first woman maritime diver and rediscovered a few phrases that, unbeknownst to me, were maritime/nautical terms. We use them daily, but there are interesting origins of their first known printed use. Sometimes, they were included in a ship’s manual or term book. Bitter end – it is the last

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Don’t trust your spell/grammar checker!

Below is a fun little test that contains various types of errors. Click on the “here” link below when you are finished to see the errors. How many did you find? “When Apple Corps launched their first iPhone in 2008, it didn’t dissappoint. In fact, it immediately captured the collective imagination with a geeky allure

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