Cutty Sark

Not one of my usual post, but then again I am always fascinated by words – for example, the expressions “cutty sark.”  Many folks are familiar with that word because of the brand of cutty_sark_1whiskey. Others might know that the expression has an earlier origin – the whiskey’s name inspired by the legendary clipper ship “Cutty Sark” cutty_sark

 

But did you know, the name of the ship was inspired from an even older source? Continue reading