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the scuttlebutt: rumor/gossip. It's actually a nautical term for a cask used to serve water for immediate consumption. Sailors would gossip around the scuttlebutt while congregating for a drink of water.
Sailors always congregate around the scuttlebutt to find out the latest gossip on the ship!
by The Scuttlebutt January 25, 2014
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