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I don’t enjoy admitting to the great deficiencies in my vocabulary, but if I am to tell the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth, I must acknowledge that I was taken aback to learn that aback has another meaning in addition to “by surprise” as in “taken aback”. When referencing a sail, […]