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Old 03-16-2018, 09:15 AM   #1
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The first thing I learned from TF...

Or rather...first thing I learned and retained.
I have no idea what made me think of this.
It was “hawse hole”.
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Old 03-16-2018, 09:40 AM   #2
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Ah, but why is called a hawsehole, when a hawser is passed through it - why not hawserhole?
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From late Middle English "halse" from Old Norse "hals" - the neck (bow) of a ship.
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Hawsehole? I thought that was a nasty name for.....Never mind...

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Old 03-16-2018, 06:40 PM   #5
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Hawsehole? I thought that was a nasty name for.....Never mind...


Lolol. Probably why I remember it.
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True that!!
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Or rather...first thing I learned and retained.
I have no idea what made me think of this.
It was “hawse hole”.
Was it the first time successfully tying my shoe laces, or was it following my plastic tug boat in the street gutter during a heavy rain?
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