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Old 16 January 2013, 04:51 PM
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Okay, I got it:

In the seventeenth century, a pirate led his crew when they attacked and boarded a British merchantman. There were sixteen men in the pirate crew; seven stayed aboard their barque whilst nine swung aboard the merchantman. The captain had told them all to scream at the British crewmen to terrify them.

It worked. The frightened merchant crew dropped their weapons, the pirates looted the ship and went back aboard the pirate vessel, and the captain congratulated his men: "Ahh, me hearties, we got us a fine pile o' booty. An' it's all due to your yellin'. As I told ye before, no merchant crew can resist the whole nine yarrrrs."
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