Jolly Roger


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Jolly Roger

the traditional pirate flag, consisting of a white skull and crossbones on a black field

Jolly Roger

black pirate flag with white skull and crossbones. [World Hist.: Brewer Dictionary, 926]
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Joining him as Mrs Smee, the matriarch of the Jolly Roger will be Llandudno's dame-in-residence and North Wales resident Andy Jones, making his 36th pantomime appearance having delighted Venue Cymru audiences in last year's pantomime, Aladdin.
Nemo's submarine, the Nautilus, certainly could have attacked the Jolly Roger in the past.
To this day I still look back on the experience of flying in the back seat of a Jolly Rogers F/A-I 8F Super Hornet with a mix of incredulity, gratitude, and a little awe.
POLE POSITION The pirate flag hoisted at RBS HQ AHOY THERE Protesters send a Christmas message to 'greedy bankers' by flying the Jolly Roger
Mik Ashfield, 46, and Vikki Ludlow, 35 exchanged special pirate vows, hoisted a Jolly Roger, then toasted their guests with rum before setting sail into married life.
And then on Thursday afternoon, two motorists exchanged loud, angry blasts of their vehicles' horns and one-finger pleasantries - or as one man said at a recent Auburn Board of Selectmen meeting, a Jolly Roger - after almost colliding at Route 146 and Boston Road in Sutton.
Anglesey's young farmers hoisted the Jolly Roger above their vessel during the "Great Straight Raft Run", which is held annually from the beach at Y Felinheli.
Leeson does so relentlessly, explaining why they showed the Jolly Roger, established a reputation for savagery, shared the loot relatively equally, didn't discriminate against black people, and had--believe it or not--tight restrictions preventing their leaders from having too much power.
Librarians from Coventry City Council dropped in at the Jolly Roger Nursery at the Land Registry in Torrington Avenue, Tile Hill, Coventry with free packs of books for three and four-year-olds.
The company said the game takes part in an alternate universe, introduces Jolly Roger as a nemesis and allows players to help Sparrow get his crew together to look for the Black Pearl.
Argentina passes a toothless bill, then it foils attempts to strengthen it when a local drug industry--whose US$3 billion in revenues come largely from the intellectual treasure of others--raises the Jolly Roger.
Sequels: Curse of the Blue Tattoo and Under the jolly Roger.