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GulfQuest

155 South Water Street
Mobile, AL 36602t
Phone: 251.436.8901t
Fax: 251.436.8903t

E-mail: bbeall@gulfquest.org

SON OF A GUN

Men use this expression to acknowledge a friend, but the original use is naval. Women sometimes made short passages to sea aboard sailing warships. A child born in semi-privacy on the gun deck was a "son of a gun."