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salty dog

A sailor, especially a man, who is older and/or has had a lot of experience on the seas. The bar was packed with old salty dogs who'd travelled all across the world, sharing stories of their adventures.
See also: dog, salty
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Salty dogs belong to an older generation that proved itself in iconic conflicts and events.
Among the many other activities taking place over the four days, visitors will also be able to enjoy Tall Titanic Tales, full of the best of Belfast humour, introducing some unforgettable characters and certain to please both land lubbers and salty dogs alike, or enter the private library of the distinguished inventor Tarquin Potts where he whips up a chaotic storm on his quest to outwit every circus artist's worse enemy, gravity
The technology was presented to pilots and engineers by way of a NAVAIR-built flight simulator that allowed test pilots from the VX-23 Salty Dogs carrier suitability department to collect feedback from more than 500 fellow aviators.
8220;These salty dogs are the last of their kind, and they are quickly disappearing,” notes Director Karuna Eberl of Wandering Dog Films who has preserved many of their stories and adventures on tape.
I asked what they were having, and they said salty dogs, which is vodka and clam juice," he stated.
Indeed, the salty dogs of Felixstowe, Liverpool and Southampton become stranded and beached when the containers they have laboured to import sit for hours on freight trains or motorways in the Midlands.
The Jolly Salty Dogs Fancy Dress Parade (Merseyside Maritime Museum, Albert Dock) tomorrow, 1pm.
The old, salty dogs warned us not to etch any of the new tools because the dust is dangerous.
Luckily for Lucy, she's got perhaps one of the most seasoned of those salty dogs on her side.
Questionable Intent is third at 5-3-1, with Salty Dogs fourth at 5-4.
Among the countless bands, some from across the channel and across the Atlantic, are Rod Chambers Louisiana Joymakers, Antique Six, Les Gigolos, Fapy Lafertin's Quartet, Warren Vache's Quartet, the Ken Colyer Trust New Orleans jazzband, King Pleasure & The Biscuit Boys, Cade Cody's Jazz Baby & Her Salty Dogs and the Merseysippi Jazzband.