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GulfQuest

155 South Water Street
Mobile, AL 36602
Phone: 251.436.8901
E-mail: gqinfo@cityofmobile.org

 

DEEP-SIX

For centuries, sailors have measured water depth in fathoms, each fathom equal to six feet. When we "deep-six" something, we discard it, as though heaving it overboard. We ignore the implied reference to the burial of shipmates at sea.