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Re: Land Lubber/lover?

Posted by Lotg on October 10, 2003

In Reply to: Land Lubber posted by Jolly Roger on October 10, 2003

: ?? What's the origination of this word for a non-sailor??

: What's a lubber?

::: Isn't this actually 'lover'? And the pronunciation 'lubber' is just as a result of the accent or dialect of the time?