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A stitch in time.....

Posted by Jon on July 14, 2005

A stitch in time.....

something leads me to beleive this is a very old sailing term when burying someone at sea.
9 pounds of shot were used to weigh the body sack, then, when the sack was stitched closed the last stitch was passed through a body park (lips I think)
Should the so called body 'awake' 9 pounds of shot was saved.

Any better thoughts ?

Jon