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what dose shiver me timbers mean

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Submitted: 9 years ago.
Category: Entertainment
Expert:  Ms Chase - JA Entertainment Mentor replied 9 years ago.

Hello Coal,

It's a phrase usually attributed to pirates and rightfully so....timbers refered to the wooden support frames on a ship, and if the ship was hit, the timbers would "shiver". It was used in the same context as "Oh my God", "holy cow", etc. Click the link for more info.


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