Tony Grist (poliphilo) wrote,
Tony Grist
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Take That, Cap'n Jack Sparrow!

I notice everyone thinks pirates are totally cool until they actually turn up off the coast of Somalia in the 21st century. Then they're just a freakin' nuisance and deserve to be shot down like the scurvy sons of seacooks that they are. 

Maybe if they wore 18th century fancy dress...
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