10 pts to the best answer! What does S.H.I.T stand for?

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sorry hun its thursday
my grandma always said it meant sugar honey iced tea.
stupid human in training
I heard years ago that it meant Surplus Heaped In Tummy.
another word I once was told was put over the jail cells of adulterers was For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge.
But who knows? Have a great day.
so hows IT today?!
lol
get it?
Well, the urban legend is...
Certain types of manure used to be transported (as everything was back then) by ship ... well in dry form it weighs a lot less, but once water (at sea) hit it, it not only became heavier, but the process of fermentation began again, and one of the by products is methane gas . . . and as the stuff was stored below decks in bundles you can see what could (and did) happen, methane began to build up below decks and the first time someone came below at night with a lantern . . . BOOOOM! Several ships were destroyed in this manner before it was discovered what was happening. After that the bundles of manure where always stamped with the term S.H.I.T on them which meant to the sailors to "Ship High In Transit". In other words high enough off the lower decks so that any water that came into the hold would not touch this volatile cargo and start the production of methane.

However, this and all others have been determined to be false. The word ** never came from an acronym. The word trace from the German word "schite" (meaning dung).
So Happy It's Thursday!
stupid.husband.in.training
Ship High In Transit :)
"ship high in transit"

In the 16th and 17th centuries, before the invention of commercial fertilizer, everything had to be transported by ship. Therefore, large shipments of manure were common. It was shipped dry, because in dry form it weighed a lot less than when wet, but once water (at sea) hit it, it not only became heavier, but the process of fermentation began again, of which a by-product is methane gas.

As the stuff was stored below decks in bundles you can see what could (and did) happen. Methane began to build up below decks and the first time someone came below at night with a lantern, BOOOOM!

Several ships were destroyed in this manner before it was determined just what was happening. After that, the bundles of manure were always stamped with the term "Ship High In Transit" on them, which meant for the sailors to stow it high enough off the lower decks so that any water that came into the hold would not touch this volatile cargo and start the production of methane.

Thus evolved the term "S.H.I.T," which has come down through the centuries and is in use to this very day.

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