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    The dutch gourage

    Please tell me how much you understand the reality in this, and what wrong with this

    The Wulf and the cheep.

    Was told that he has served his wartime as a ss man, you know one of those special forces in some Germanic division, the truth never uncovered, so the claim remained just on the level of a scuttlebutt.
    Topy was tall, slim and a dryish of man, still one find him sinewy like a leather nail, and the age - it was hard to say anything about it.
    He didn't like Englishmen and call them ' limeyjusers'.

    Topy was a daunting officer and he has his customary way to fall his look right at eyes of a deck boy and to the ordinary seaman with his grey watery eyes and could announce without a warning: " Do I Kill you now, or kill I you later?"
    On one evening, before my Nightwatch was to turn, at seven o' clock, we were sitting in the cabin of the able body seaman named Bylon, there were some drinking and the other sailors present.
    Topy came down to the aft quarter and told me having taken down the Flag because there was raining outside and brought it to me to haul it up in the next morning.
    Bylon who have taken some Dutch courage now greeted the Chief mate by asking the chief to show his armpit to make sure of the tattoo of the blood group which was the identification of the SS soldiers.
    The answer came with fury, The Chief hit the able body seaman with the wet flag and the dog fighting began, filling the small cabin with waving hands and kicking legs, The officer caps was wiped off from Topy's head, I picked it up from floor, and didn't know where to put it, I put it on my head.

    The second mate was a native of Holyland and hailed from a coastal village where the coastal inhabitant had their tradition for sheep. We could see every day the second mate coming out of his cabin wearing sheepskin and rubber galosh, there was very little officer look in his outfit so he was called among the sailors as ' sheepskin'. If Topy was Wulf, the second mate was sheep. he was humble, old and small, he didn't dare wear the officer cap labelled by the arm of the company, sometimes when he had got Dutch courage enough to wear his cap he was a changed person. he could come out from his cabin on the boat deck and descend into the crew quarter a half flask of whisky in his pocket-insisting that the crew should call him Sir.


    Last edited by Humbertti; 24-Jan-2018 at 00:15. Reason: Removed unnecessary empty lines at the end.

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    Re: The dutch gourage

    Please tell us the author of this bizarre text.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: The dutch gourage

    The author is humbertti

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    Re: The dutch gourage

    Quote Originally Posted by Humbertti View Post
    Please tell me how much you understand the reality in this, and what wrong with this
    A sympathetic listener could understand the general sense of what you were trying to say, but it would not be easy. I am afraid there are so many mistakes and unnatural constructions in that passage that it would take a very long time to list them all.

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    Re: The dutch gourage

    I hope you didn't take offence at my first question, Humbertti. I readily admit that I only skimmed the main body of the text because once I'd seen the misspelt thread title and the two misspellings in the title of the piece, I assumed it had been written by some "out there" writer who thought that using his/her own spellings and style would pique readers' interest.
    I glanced at the bottom and saw that there was no source/author listed and immediately went to writing my own post.

    I echo all of Piscean's comments.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: The dutch gourage

    It depends on how the sentences are interpreted.I well understand that using such as usage- it goes beyond apprehension.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Humbertti View Post
    I well understand that using such as usage- it goes beyond apprehension.
    I'm afraid I don't understand that at all.

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    Re: The dutch gourage

    Dutch courage is the lack of fear caused by drinking plenty of alcohol.

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    Re: The dutch gourage

    I cannot but wonder how narrow is the boat your stand on. a word has so many ways to go
    Last edited by Humbertti; 21-Jan-2018 at 22:57.

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    Re: The dutch gourage

    Quote Originally Posted by Humbertti View Post
    I cannot but wonder how narrow is the boat your stand on. a word has so many ways to go
    I don't understand this at all.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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