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Forum: Cruising News & Events 02-03-2013, 08:48
Replies: 246
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Posted By Lake-Effect
Re: Pirates operating in Southern Ocean........

Thank you. This, people.

The word 'pirate' has a specific legal meaning, and a 300-year history of unambiguous use.

Unlike the fuzzy, toxic word 'terrorist', the word (and legal definition of)...
Forum: Cruising News & Events 01-03-2013, 08:11
Replies: 246
Views: 14,954
Posted By Lake-Effect
Re: Pirates operating in Southern Ocean........

Because:


As a species, we're past the need for indiscriminate killing, we have choice, and if we're going to choose, let's start with not killing the animals who have a demonstrated...
Forum: Cruising News & Events 28-02-2013, 13:02
Replies: 246
Views: 14,954
Posted By Lake-Effect
Re: Pirates operating in Southern Ocean........

pirate /ˈpīrət/ n. a type of sea-going terrorist

terrorist /ˈterərist/ n. a type of land-based pirate
Forum: Cruising News & Events 28-02-2013, 12:01
Replies: 246
Views: 14,954
Posted By Lake-Effect
Re: Pirates operating in Southern Ocean........

So "pirate" is now an all-purpose mad-at-them word like "terrorist", huh?

Dang. Outside of Blackbeard or Somalia, I always thought "pirates" were the folks on the boat two docks over with the...
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