Trying to Read Master and Commander . . .
On the recommendation of my friend Sperwer, I'm currently reading Patrick O'Brian's naval novel Master and Commander, the first volume in the Aubrey-Maturin series, and after struggling through more than 100 pages of mostly obscure nautical terminology, I dashed off a terse email to Sperwer, titling it "Flummoxed!":
Following your advice. Reading Master and Commander. Didn't realize the book was in a foreign fecking language!And how did my friend Sperwer reply? Why, with evil, maniacal laughter, that's how:
Take that, Sperwer!
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