Ballard (Noun) A Ballard is the name of the large cast steel cylindrical blocks used to tie up large ships to the warf/pier/dock. They are large, they are steel, they don't move, they don't do anything except hold ships in place.
To call someone a "Scupperlipped Ballardhead" is one of the worst insults to call someone who works in a marine enviroment.
"You're as stupid as a ballard! You talk nothing but scupper drainage! You're a ballardheaded scupperlipped idiot"
Scupper: (noun) The plumbing drain cover of a floor drain or the deck drain of a boat/ship thats used to drain everything from mop water, through fishing guts down to raw sewage drainage out in the open sea.
To call someone a "scupperlip" is a naval term to say that someone talks a lot of shit