Category Archives: Captain’s word of the day

Captain Book looks for books…

We read, we read, we read. Continue reading

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The Great Dr. Seuss….

We read, we read, we read Continue reading

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Those old Kindles were pretty slow.

there’s no excuse… read those books. Continue reading

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Everybody reads…

Reading is the best! Continue reading

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Reading is an adventure

Keep the Good Ship Literacy afloat. Continue reading

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Read ’til you drop…

…off to sleep. Like this guy – or – maybe he is meditating on what he just read.

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Poop lantern on the poop deck…

Aye, night on deck of a pirate ship be a lonely, melancholy time, especially at stern on the poop deck where the great lantern hangs. Aye, we could tell a ships of war by the three poop-lanterns. There were also … Continue reading

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The nature of a cannon….

A cannon is the well-known piece of artillery, mounted in battery on board a ship. It is made of brass or iron. The principal parts are: 1st. The breech, together with the cascable and its button, called by seamen the … Continue reading

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Makin’ a sail on a sailing ship….

There be proper names for the sails on a pirate ship. Continue reading

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Mother of wages?

“Mother of wages” you’d think would be referin’ to industrious labor or, for a pirate… findin’ treasure or bringin’ plunder or leadin’ battle or somethin’ akin. But you’d be in error. By English maritime law, freight became the mother of … Continue reading

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