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Old 09-30-2005, 10:42 AM   #15
Joshi
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You've gotta love Johnny Depp's involvement in the recent pirate trend though. No one seemed to point out that the average life span of a pirate was very short (I'd come up with real statistics, but I really don't want to). Also it depends on your perception, some guy I studied 3 years ago who's name I can't remember right now but lived during Elizabethan times (Elizabeth I), attacked Spanish ships and stole their money and goods in the name of the Queen...to the British (well, the English, I guess) he was a hero.

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