Sunday, December 12, 2010

Ociodesoto


Ocio de Soto
This boat's name is a dialectal expression whose literal meaning is perfect for a sailing boat as it means "keep an eye out down below".  The saying also means "careful what you say".

Update offered by Nereo:
"Ociodesoto" originally is a warning shouted by somebody working on scaffolds or on high structures/places to people passing/transiting below when a tool  or another object or a lifted cargo for example, is falling or might fall.
Now is more used as an advice: Keep your eyes open because something wrong might happen to you."

2 comments:

Eleonora said...

Bellissima!!
Wonderful reflections and interesting dialectal information. I love language play!

Ciao

Some Birds said...

How beautiful! And, you caught a sunny day.