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There Once Was a Man From Nantucket …

30 Jul

Sailing Ship

  On July 30, 1711, Sir Hoverden Walker sailed from Nantucket to capture Canada. This was one of the biggest fiascos in Canadian history.

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6 responses to “There Once Was a Man From Nantucket …

  1. Maurice A. Barry

    July 30, 2013 at 7:35 pm

    All of us just replayed it in our heads. Some of us even snickered like kids 🙂

     
    • tkmorin

      July 31, 2013 at 10:24 am

      I really don’t remember them, but I do remember snickering …. I’ll add looking it up in a search engine to my list of things to do LOL Thanks, Maurice! 🙂

       
  2. seeker

    July 30, 2013 at 3:58 pm

    Do you have the rest of the poem. My French friend kept on saying this to me but he moved back to Montreal or Toronto.

     
  3. weggieboy

    July 30, 2013 at 3:05 pm

    Nantucket… I try not to remember any of those awful limericks, but…!

     
    • tkmorin

      July 30, 2013 at 3:33 pm

      Heehee 🙂 Let’s not go there 🙂

       

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