Advice: Meaning On “3 Sheets To The Wind” & “X Walked So Y Could Run”

Hello Everyone!

How is hump day going for you on your side of the globe today my friend?? I’m coming at you with some more Quora advice. Before you feast your eyes on my reading material, I’m sharing with you my first children’s book that’s entitled, “Not All Girls Play With Dolls” that is available in e-book, paperback, and hardcover on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and iTunes. The same reminder goes for my first adult book entitled, “Construction Tales: Volume I: A Woman’s Journey To Become An Electrician”. Now, I’m delivering yet another double dose of Quora advice for your reading pleasure. This first piece of advice is my thoughts on the phrase, “3 sheets to the wind”. Any time I heard this phrase used, it is usually referring to a person who is absolutely loaded on drugs and/or alcohol. One of my favorite pastimes is getting tuned up and becoming three sheets to the wind. I didn’t realize the significance behind the phrase. I totally appreciated learning about it when I looked it up. The second round of advice is on the meaning behind the phrase, “X walked so Y could run”. I totally think about pioneers in a field as being the X component and those who follow in their footsteps as the Y component. Feel free to share an alternate take on the chosen topics. I always welcome another way to view a situation. Let’s review these individual discussions by checking out the question(s) and my response(s) down below:

POSED QUESTION #1:

“What is the meaning of the phrase “3 sheets to the wind” or if someone says to you “you look like you’re 3 sheets to a wind”?”

By Rose Anne Campbell

MY RESPONSE #1:

“The ‘sheet’ in the phrase, “3 sheets to the wind” uses the nautical meaning of a rope that controls the trim of sail. If a sheet is loose, the sail flaps and doesn’t provide control for the ship. Having several sheets loose “to the wind” could cause the ship to rock about drunkenly. The word “sheet” actually comes from an Old English term for the corner of a sail. The sheets were as vital in the days of three-masted square-rigged sea-going ships as they are today, since they trim the sail to the wind. If they run loose, the sail flutters about in the wind and the ship wallows off its course out of control. It appears that this phrase is super old; back when people explored the world, via a ship. I have always interpreted the phrase to mean that a person is absolutely out of their mind. This mental status could be influenced by drugs, alcohol, or any other unusual state of mind. After doing some research and sharing it with you, I see that I’m not far off with my perception. Be careful when you choose to put yourself in a “3 sheets to the wind” status. I wish you much luck along your life path. #ConstructionTales #VerballyDisastrous #NotAllGirlsPlayWithDolls”

By Leslie M. Jasper

https://www.quora.com/What-is-the-meaning-of-the-phrase-3-sheets-to-the-wind-or-if-someone-says-to-you-you-look-like-youre-3-sheets-to-a-wind/answer/Leslie-Jasper-3?prompt_topic_bio=1

POSED QUESTION #2:

“What does “X walked so Y could run” mean?”

By Emirey Jackson

MY RESPONSE #2:

“My interpretation of that phrase is that “X” is the pioneer in the scenario. The “Y” character followed “X’s” lead. Therefore, because “X” paved the way, “Y” is able to move through at a much faster pace. This is why “Y” is running. Would “Y” have been able to even walk if “X” had not lead the way?? I wish you much luck on your life path. Cheers! #ConstructionTales #VerballyDisastrous #NotAllGirlsPlayWithDolls”

By Leslie M. Jasper

https://www.quora.com/What-does-X-walked-so-Y-could-run-mean/answer/Leslie-Jasper-3

You’re appreciated for gracing my advice post with your presence today. Share your thoughts on the chosen topics down in the comment section down below. I might as well also share my latest (8) podcast episodes that are listed down below from The Verbally Disastrous Podcast, via links for Spotify & YouTube down below. If you are into reading on a Kindle, check out my newest short story release that belongs to my Construction Tales-Told By A Woman Kindle Vella Library short story series on Amazon down below. My latest short story #11 is entitled, “Juggling Motherhood & Working With The Tools”. This short story covers my life as a widowed, single mother in the era when I juggled both motherhood and my career as a journeywoman electrician. The previous short story is #10 is entitled, “Early Life Lessons & Characters To Meet As An Apprentice”. If anyone has read any of my other previous short stories, let me know your thoughts? Yes, I owe you new content but I’m currently distracted with my life. Check out the links for my book #ConstructionTales down below. Carry on with your Wednesday obligations so that you can rest up and spend quality time with your beloved friends and/or family. Have yourself a great morning/afternoon/evening on your side of the globe and a restful or productive day!

Link To Construction Tales: Volume I: A Woman’s Journey To Become An Electrician (Paperback & Kindle) On Amazon:

Link To Construction Tales: A Young Person’s Guide To Accomplish Anything In Life (Paperback & Kindle) On Amazon:

U.S.A.: Use This Link For The Audio Version Of My Book #ConstructionTales On Audible:

United Kingdom: Use This Link For The Audio Version Of My Book #ConstructionTales On Audible:

France, Belgium, Switzerland: Use This Link For The Audio Version Of My Book #ConstructionTales On Audible:

Germany, Austria, Switzerland: Use This Link For The Audio Version Of My Book #ConstructionTales On Audible:

VERBALLY DISASTROUS PODCAST EPISODE LINKS:

Here is the link to the Verbally Disastrous Podcast on Spotify:

Verbally Disastrous-On Spotify

Verbally Disastrous! Season #1, Episode #43: Part A- Tramping In Cali! on YouTube:

Verbally Disastrous! Season #1, Episode #44: Part B- Tramping In Cali! on YouTube:

Verbally Disastrous! Season #1, Episode #45: Part C- Tramping In Cali! on YouTube:

Verbally Disastrous! Season #2, Episode #46:Early Life Lessons & Characters To Meet As An Apprentice On YouTube:

Verbally Disastrous Podcast! S#2, Ep. #47: Part A- Juggling Motherhood & Working With The Tools on YouTube:

Verbally Disastrous Podcast! S#2, Ep. #48: Part B- Juggling Motherhood & Working With The Tools on YouTube:

Verbally Disastrous Podcast- S#2, Episode #49: Just Released Not All Girls Play With Dolls!! on YouTube:

Verbally Disastrous Podcast- S#2, Episode #50: My First 7 Weeks As A Site Safety Manager on YouTube:

I recently shared my latest short story that has been loaded up to my Construction Tales-Told By A Woman Kindle Vella Library on Amazon. This is short story #11 entitled, “Juggling Motherhood & Working With The Tools”. This short story covers my life as a widowed, single mother in the era when I juggled both motherhood and my career as a journeywoman electrician. I share the various challenges I faced and lessons learned along the way. The previous short story is entitled: #10: “Early Life Lessons & Characters To Meet As An Apprentice”. I decided to write about some life lessons such as guarding your personal information, managing nasty rumors, combating sexual harassment, gender discrimination, and racism. Overall, the construction culture has improved dramatically over the past 25-years. Developing both a thick skin and a sharp tongue are key tools needed to survive various jobsite antics. I hope you learn something from this short story. There are more to come. These short stories are now also available as Verbally Disastrous podcast episodes.

Construction Tales- Told By A Woman: (11) Kindle Vella Short Stories On Amazon!!

The Verbally Disastrous Store On Tee-Spring:

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https://my-store-c1f946.creator-spring.com

Cheers!
Leslie M. Jasper

-Author And Host of the #VerballyDisastrous podcast now alive on many platforms that include: Acast, Amazon Music, Anchor, Apple Podcasts, Breaker, Castbox, Deezer, Google Podcasts, I Heart Radio, Listen Notes, Overcast, Pandora Podcasts, Player FM, Pocket Casts, Pod Bean, Podchaser, Podcast Addict, Podcast Gang, Radio Public, Reason, Soundcloud, Soundtrap, Spotify, Stitcher, Tune In, and YouTube.

-The Audio Blog: Verbally Disastrous Podcast And Construction Tales Blog. Now available on: Acast, Amazon Music, Anchor, Apple Podcasts, Breaker, Castbox, Deezer, Google Podcasts, I Heart Radio, Listen Notes, Overcast, Pandora Podcasts, Player FM, Pocket Casts, Pod Bean, Podchaser, Podcast Addict, Podcast Gang, Radio Public, Reason, Soundcloud, Spotify, Stitcher, and Tune In.

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