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Thread #54759 Message #850460
Posted By: EBarnacle1
19-Dec-02 - 12:35 PM
Thread Name: Songs of the Sailor and Lumberman
Subject: RE: Songs of the Sailor and Lumberman
In A Long Time ago, "Galley old yacht" is almost certainly a mispronunciation of "Galliot" or "Galliot yacht," which was, even then, an archaic rigging style.