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Ropes and Knots (Rev 3)

Ropes and Knots (Rev 3)

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Published by: ecsalom on Sep 23, 2009
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The Thief knot is not entirely trustworthy. It gets its name from the
days of the old sailing ships, when sailors lived out of sea bags. If a
man suspected that a shipmate was rummaging through his seabag
when he wasn’t around, he would tie it closed with a thief knot,
knowing that a sailor would invariably tie a square knot when tying
the bag after searching through it.

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