TITLE

'Three Sheets to the Wind'

AUTHOR(S)
Longo, Mark S.
PUB. DATE
March 2005
SOURCE
Sea Power;Mar2005, Vol. 48 Issue 3, p56
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents definitions of naval terminologies now used in everyday English.
ACCESSION #
16489244

 

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