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Re: Underway/weigh

Posted by Gary Martin on March 29, 2008 at 09:46:

In Reply to: Underway/weigh posted by Rene on March 29, 2008 at 09:45:

: The phrase "underway" referring particularly to sailing ships. Have you considered that the proper spelling (changing the implied meaning) could be "under weigh" as in they have weighed anchor and are now sailing.?

You aren't the first to suggest that. Please see: