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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 traveled all across the world, sharing stories of their adventures.
See also: dog, salty
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SALTY DOGS Matty Long, Oxford University Press, PS6.99 THE Salty Dogs are on a quest to recover their treasure, but first they must battle the notorious Sea Monkeys.
Caption: The pilot of an F-35C Lightning II carrier variant, assigned to the "Salty Dogs" of Air Test and Evaluation Squadron (VX) 23, receives directions from flight deck crew members aboard aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73).
He is what I and a lot of younger Marines refer to as a"salty dog" " a Marine who has"been there and done that." 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!
“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.
Johnny Walker Red Labels & the melancholy smell of salty dogs
Today: David and Linda LaFlamme of It's a Beautiful Day; SuperTrout; Velocity Ramblers with Peter Stamfel; Blind Pilot; the Portland Jug Band Allstars with Paul Bassett; Jim Brunberg; Mighty Ghosts of Heaven; Salty Dogs; Stillbillies; Annierose and Gary Moran
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.
What I found was this: a pharmacist who in her spare time tirelessly promotes her community by spearheading the annual Christmas by the River Festival; a couple whose concern for the environment led them to create an eco-certified bed and breakfast; an anesthetist who took time from his busy schedule to give me a marvelous boat tour of the river and bayous; two storeowners who fulfilled their lifelong dream of opening a gourmet gift shop; and a dozen "salty dogs" who could never imagine living away from the water.
ATLANTIC OCEAN -- The "Salty Dogs" of Air Test and Evaluation Squadron (VX) 23 tested the Maritime Augmented Guidance with Integrated Controls for Carrier Approach and Recovery Precision Enabling Technologies (MAGIC CARPET) system aboard aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) June 23 to 28.
AHOY THERE: Keira Knightley, Johnny Depp and Mackenzie Crook (right), and Orlando Bloom (below)' SALTY DOGS: Jack Davenport, Bloom and Depp
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.
Luckily for Lucy, she's got perhaps one of the most seasoned of those salty dogs on her side.
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.