On 24 Oct 2002, at 16:37, Audrey & Douglas Augier wrote:
We telephoned our good friends Hobson-Jobson and this is what they
Mine came from a more reliable surce ! :-)
The Malim Sahib's Hindustani. by C.T. Willson, Bombay Pilot Service.
"For ship's officers who wish to aquire a working knowledge of low
Hindustani spoken by native crews, coolies, servants and longshoremen
generally. All nautical terms and words in common use both ashore and
afloat are included."
First published in 1920.
It was a required text book for all Cadets, Officers, Radio Officers
and Engineers, on joining the British India Steam Navigation Company.
Bad typists of the word, untie.
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