An able-bodied seaman meets a pirate in a bar, and they
take turns recounting their adventures at sea. Noting the pirate's
peg-leg, hook, and eye patch, the seaman asks "So, how did
you end up with the peg-leg?"
The pirate replies "We was caught in a monster storm off the
cape and a giant wave swept me overboard. Just as they
were pullin' me out, a school of sharks appeared and one of 'em bit
me leg off."
"Blimey!" said the seaman. "What about the hook"?
"Ahhhh...," mused the pirate, "We were boardin' a trader
ship, pistols blastin' and swords swingin' this way and that. In the
fracas me hand got chopped off."
"Zounds!" remarked the seaman. "And how came ye by the
"A seagull droppin' fell into me eye", answered the pirate.
"You lost your eye to a seagull dropping?" the sailor asked
"Well..." said the pirate, "...it was me first day with the