Thursday, September 06, 2007

The Nelson Caption

27 comments:

  1. aaarrrrr! 'e don't draw so much o' the breeze since 'e lost 'is aaarm! aaarrrr!

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  2. avast behind!

    (did I say it was Bryan? no, it's all in your mind)

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  3. Land ahoy! right kids, two hours of rum and whorin', then back 'ere to compare tattoos!

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  4. don't worry about straying into hostile waters, Mr. Smee. you'll gets to be on telly and I'll be out of this old uniform and into some Iranian tailoring.

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  5. I had that Ian Russell in the back of my boat once.

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  6. your learning fast, matey, now when I hits the bowsprit, I wants yer to perform an emergency stop!

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  7. aaarrr, you say 'twas a shame he lost an eye, but whenever The Four Bells had a stripper on, they only charged him half price.

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  8. aaarr, and you say twas a shame he lost an arm too, but whenever he's in The Four Bells, his money's always in his right hand pocket!

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  9. ever since Dad got that email telling him he was a direct descendant of Horatio Nelson, our little trips to The Broads have become unbearable.

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  10. " So, do 'ye understand, Mr. Russell? Five lashes for each new caption."

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  11. don't worry, the coast guard won't trouble us. the pennants spell out, ''lost both arms. need urgent assistance with the toilet.''

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  12. Looks like Washington crossing the Delaware to me!

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  13. You see, I told you Bryan couldn't swim...

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  14. Broads scoured for missing parrot. Answers to name of Cap'n Flint.

    Mainbrace Unspliced - shock as journalist puts to sea stone cold sober.

    Admiral caught frigging in the rigging

    Looks like a dinghy done right, though - gaff rigger? - and probably lovely when her sails are unfurled.

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  15. Not the Broads, Burnham Overy Staithe and THAT IS NOT ME.

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  16. Tewkesbury parents encounter strong cross-winds during the school-run.

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  17. What are "the broads"? Here a broad is a woman along the lines of Mae West.

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  18. Norfolk Broads, Susan, inland waterways

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  19. The Royal Navy Spithead Review, 2012

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  20. ...yes, I sailed with Hardy, you know - remarkably soft lips, but unforgivable halitosis....

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  21. 'Task Force sails as Argies enter Stanley for second time'

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