Jackspeak of the Royal Canadian Navy - Dundurn

Jackspeak of the Royal Canadian Navy

A Glossary of Naval Terminology

Published October 2018

Description

Pull up a bollard and get to know the colourful language of the Royal Canadian Navy.

Do you ever get channel fever so bad only a great homeward bounders will cure you? Have you ever met Tug Wilson the brass-pounder, Dusty Miller the blanket stacker, or Nobby Clark the stoker? From aback to zizEX, the second edition of Jackspeak of the Royal Canadian Navy gives readers a chance to fill their boots with the colourful language of Canada’s senior service. Learn the difference between duff and no duff, box kickers and gut robbers, and Nelson’s blood and Neptune’s dandruff. Newly revised and expanded, with over 2,500 terms included!

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Contributors

Mark Nelson

Mark Nelson developed a love for the language and lifestyle of the Canadian Navy over his 26-year naval career. After retiring as a Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class, he now works as the systems and services coordinator at the Red River College Library in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Book Details

Paperback
October 2018
5x7 in
344 pp
9781459742796
ePub
October 2018
-
184 pp
9781459742819