Tag: rowing

Rigger-jiggers, feathers, and crabs: the language of rowing

Rigger-jiggers, feathers, and crabs: the language of rowing

Rowing is a huge part of student life at the University of Oxford, underlined rather explicitly in this apt quotation which features in the entry for rowing in the Oxford English Dictionary: “Rowing was more than a sport at Oxford, it was a cult. It was ingrained in the university.” (1976 R. Massey When I was […]

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