Meaning Swinging the lamp
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Telling sea stories. Referring to lamps slung from the deckhead which swing while at sea. Often used to indicate that the story teller is exaggerating.
Source: boatrepairandmaintenance.com

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Telling sea stories. Referring to lamps slung from the deckhead which swing while at sea. Often used to indicate that the story teller is exaggerating.
Source: nauticed.org

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Telling sea stories. Referring to lamps slung from the deckhead which swing while at sea. The theory is that the more the lamp swings, the more the storyteller is exaggerating.
Source: readyayeready.com

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Telling sea stories. Referring to lamps slung from the deckhead which swing while at sea. Often used to indicate that the story teller is exaggerating.
Source: brethrencoast.com

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Could it be a euphemism for "spreading it around", perhaps?
Inkymnkyzizwoz - 9 April 2019


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