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Re: The Seven Seas

Posted by Barney Scott on October 11, 2001

In Reply to: The Seven Seas posted by Chris on October 11, 2001

: Does anyone know exactly which seas constitute the seven seas refered to in phrases such as "sailing the seven seas"?

Seems like it depends on who you ask. There are bits about it at:
http://www.straightdope.com/mailbag/m7sea.html
pao.cnmoc.navy.mil/educate/neptune/trivia/conditio.htm
www.tckillian.com:8080/greg/seven.html