Slash Boxes
NOTE: use Perl; is on undef hiatus. You can read content, but you can't post it. More info will be forthcoming forthcomingly.

All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

use Perl Log In

Log In

[ Create a new account ]

merlyn (47)

AOL IM: realmerlyn (Add Buddy, Send Message)
Yahoo! ID: realmerlyn (Add User, Send Message)

See my home page [].

Journal of merlyn (47)

Sunday March 05, 2006
10:11 PM


[ #28886 ]
I recently glanced over to see a friend of mine reading a book titled "Ishmael".

I bet him that I knew the first line of the book. My guess, which turned out to be wrong, was "Call me, Moby Dick."

However, that seems like it would be a great fiction novel... the story of a great white whale who is obsessed with tormenting this one Captain Ahab until he loses everything. Anyone want to set up a collaborative writing project for this?

Disclaimer: everything I know about Moby Dick, I got from Wikipedia.

The Fine Print: The following comments are owned by whoever posted them. We are not responsible for them in any way.
More | Login | Reply
Loading... please wait.
  • You should read (or get the book on tape) about the Essex. That is the ship that the story "Moby Dick" was based on. It is a pretty awesome and gruesome tale. You will learn all you need or would ever want to know about starvation.

    I highly recommend it.