scuttlebutt


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scuttlebutt

[′skəd·əl‚bət]
(naval architecture)
A cask on shipboard which holds a day's supply of drinking water.
A drinking fountain on shipboard or at a marine installation.
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It was not a runaway success, and over the years there has been more than a little scuttlebutt about its continued existence.
The scuttlebutt among besieged shippers may be that railroads hold all the power of a monopoly, but price trends data from the U.
AS SOON as we're Princess Diana-ed out, along comes the relief cavalry, the Princess Margaret brigade with their ageing tittle-tattle and scuttlebutt.
Alas, the scuttlebutt was then squashed, leaving the rest of the world's skate honchos wondering aloud in unison: "How can I get my hands on all them Inter-addys?
Subscribers will get daily updates of Jefferson City happenings and shenanigans, including scuttlebutt on legislators' activities, such as the heavy drinking that goes on, Drebes said.
I delightedly homed in on a Mac staffer I hadn't seen for yonks (I'll spare her blushes and not name her) and ended up slipping from current workplace scuttlebutt to memories of school days.
According to scuttlebutt, this Lubavitcher squarely defeated every person he challenged, to the point where he was even gaining a following among both halves of the Crown Heights population.
A: The scuttlebutt is the military has lost interest in the 6.
67375 million acquisition/development loan for a single family home on Scuttlebutt Farm Rd.
Other lines have noticed NCL's success in this market, and scuttlebutt has it that more ships may soon be based yearround in your neighborhood.
From the scuttlebutt I've heard and the number of flashy street-racer cars I've seen around base.
c) Listen to the scuttlebutt but keep your own counsel?