Stephen Fry

@stephenfry

British Actor, Writer, Lord of Dance, Prince of Swimwear & Blogger - NEVER reads Direct Messages

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Starting the day with a sail and a piece about nautical language:

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1464 days ago

Starting the day with a sail and a piece about nautical language:

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Roseamunde 1460 days ago

...I will be doing the same later this morning...

CaronLJSBrady 1463 days ago

Pretty as a picture!

Valenka 1464 days ago

"Jump into my mouth if you want to live" XD

MBittersweet 1464 days ago

Ahoy! The word "starboard" comes from the Swedish word "Styrbord" which dates back to the viking days. And that's about all I know....

PROLETI 1464 days ago

Did you happen to see Nemo's dad around those sail boats?

cabe_bedlam 1464 days ago

I suspect more Captain Shakespeare than Sparrow, chase that lightning Stephen.

hiscoresboards 1464 days ago

The legend of Captain Jack Sparrow lives on.....

NylaDavison 1464 days ago

This looks absolutely lovely.

KarenCooper_ 1464 days ago

Those boats look so tightly packed there's no room to swing a cat... :) Look forward to seeing it x

Brandon2406 1464 days ago

Lovely scenery Steph... :)

tinaneumann 1464 days ago

Hey Ho and up she rises...what a way to start the day! Your piece is bound to be exceptional!

LouiseTiniswood 1464 days ago

Splice the mainbrace, cast off f'ward and let go aft. *hums Captain Pugwash theme tune*

meishan68 1464 days ago

Do you mean like port, starboard, aft, stern, or what sailors say when they have been on the rum!!!

brycemain 1464 days ago

One hopes the language doesn't shiver your timber too much!

happydorkgirl 1464 days ago

Lovely on both counts!

reganmcnichol 1464 days ago

Is that present-day nautical language or way back in the day language?

mayajewell 1464 days ago

perty

KChavda 1464 days ago

Naut. language! U mean "Ahoy, me matey" & "Argh me hearty"! Kidding! Can't wait 2c whts cookin'! xo

neirds 1464 days ago

It's a tough life Mr Fry.