disgruntled-at-rn said:When the Andrew was termed 'the Andrew', 'Gay' meant jolly and happy...
Just as now :wink:
So you mean that Jolly Jack Tar used to be Gay (Jack) Tar? I'd always been curious where the term gaydar derived.... so it's a corruption of Gay Tar? :lol: :biggrin:
...and happy ships were called gay ships... like HMS Gay Charger? :lol: