One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘You could continue to the stern and pass over a salvage hole towards the sternmost pair of 6 inch guns.’
- ‘The sternmost sections of the upper two decks were open and, not surprisingly, were cold and wet.’
- ‘At least 23 of the 118 sailors on board are known to have survived the blast, taking refuge in the submarine's sternmost section.’
- ‘Canoeing is usually done in pairs: the sternmost person is responsible for steering while the speed depends on the foremost one.’
- ‘As bad as the jostles were for him at the craft's bow, Mateo could only imagine what it must be like for the passengers in the sternmost sections.’
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