Posts tagged ‘ships’

Shooting the big cheese

The phrase “big cheese” originates from the Persian and Hindi word “chiz” which means “thing.” In 1886, Sir Henry Yule wrote that […]

08/24/2010. Category: odd. Tags: ,

Largest cruise ships in the world

When Ferdinand Magellan led the first circumnavigation of earth in the 16th century, his 5 ships were about 100 feet (33 metres) […]

02/08/2010. Category: vehicles. Tags: ,