Common expressions we still use that originate from the ye olde days of sail...

I stumbled across this article that I knew my wife, a former English teacher, would like.  Everyday expressions, like 'feeling blue' and 'hand over fist' have roots from the time when sailing was a main method of transportation. Given that we've been sailing the seas for over 600 years and only driving for about 100, this should come as no surprise! Click here to learn more.