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"Also, when the landlady of the Wrestlers’ Arms asked permission to change its name to the Nelson’s Arms, he seemed delighted to remark that the name would be absurd since of those particular limbs he had only the one."

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Nelson: A Personal History, Christopher Hibbert

omfg I’m crying, that is such a terrible joke, Nelson!

Mind you, I can think of someone who would probably appreciate it…

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i-sing-the-body-eclectic:

An illustration showing John Paul Jones by N.C. Wyeth from the historical fiction novel Drums, by James Boyd.

I read this book when I was a kid!

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ffrenchtoast:

No, I said… What kind of bird are YOU?


 

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snowchip:

THIS IS NOT A DRILL I REPEAT THIS IS NOT A DRILL.

STEVEN MOFFAT HAS CONFIRMED THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY EPISODE WILL CONTAIN ALL 11 DOCTORS.

READ HERE

NO FUCKING WAY!!!

I love random surprises like these.

Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh

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thebunburyist:

“He’s a Pirate” (Ultimate Mix)

A mix from the first three Pirates of the Caribbean movies. 

If this doesn’t make you want to go sailing to the ends of the earth, or pilot an airship into the skies, then I hope you find your way back to that state of imaginative bliss some day.

made it about two-thirds of the way through before being absolutely FLATTENED by the sudden intensity of my feels

brb playing ‘Up Is Down’ on loop 400 times as I read ‘turn your sail’ until I shrivel up and die in a pool of my own joyous, salty tears

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unhistorical:

Dragon slaying - World War I-era propaganda from Great Britain and Austria-Hungary. 

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