The Dow Jones Industrial Average is hovering near 14,000, and global bond markets are as calm as the sargasso Sea.
She may drift into the sargasso Sea of daytime television, where she can chat up B-list celebrities.
But on the 18th of June a gale began to blow from the southwest, and the sargasso was dispersed again in windrows and lanes.
Certainly that was true of the vast stewing labyrinth of the sargasso.
What was their motive in anchoring the Minnie B in the middle of the sargasso?
They bothered the navigators of old, did those sargasso seas, uncommonly.
Never had the sargasso appeared so vast, so empty, so brilliant, so hot.
They were caught in the grip of the grass of the terrible sargasso Sea.
On several days about this time, we passed through large masses of seaweed drifting from the sargasso Sea.
From that day to this the sargasso Sea has attracted the attention of all navigators.
"seaweed," 1590s, from Portuguese sargasso "seaweed," perhaps from sarga, a type of grape (on this theory, the sea plant was so called from its berry-like air sacs), or from Latin sargus, a kind of fish found in the Mediterranean and eastern Atlantic, from Greek sargos. Sargasso Sea attested from 1819.