Popeye

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Popeye

sailor who owes his incredible muscle-power to a diet of canned spinach. [Comics: Horn, 658]

Popeye

degenerate gangster and murderer who rapes Temple Drake. [Am. Lit.: Sanctuary]
See: Evil

Popeye

murderer; hanged for murder he did not commit. [Am. Lit.: Sanctuary]
See: Irony
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Popeye the sailor man, created by US cartoonist Elzie Segar in 1929, gained his super strength from eating spinach.
"It proves to us that Popeye the sailor man and all his friends are still very popular across the United States and also in other countries," said Debbie Brooks, owner of the local Popeye Museum and Spinach Can Collectibles.
Top tip: a fun way to check the correct scanning of limericks is to try singing them to the tune of "Popeye the Sailor Man".
Popeye's theme song, titled I'm Popeye The Sailor Man, composed by Sammy Lerner in 1933 for Fleischer's first Popeye the Sailor cartoon, has become forever associated with the sailor.
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It was only when checking that Popeye the sailor man wasn't a native of Birstall that I discovered the day before our visit was National Spinach Day.
God, I really love Popeye the Sailor Man. Toot toot!" GARY WALTHEW says: "It's less than six months until the general election and already it's clear how the Tories are going to play their campaign out.
Changu Changezi was Popeye the Sailor Man and Half-Moon Lunsford was Barbie-come-to-life with fluttering eyelashes, waist-long blonde hair, and skyscraper heels.
As he lifted our Christmas tree off the roof of our station wagon, I marveled that his biceps and forearms were bigger than Popeye the Sailor Man's!
properties including Popeye the Sailor Man and Betty Boop.
London, September 6 ( ANI ): Spinach, which has been made popular for its energy-boosting powers by Popeye the Sailor Man, could be placed into solar panels to create a much greater supply of electricity, researchers say.
Popeye the Sailor Man knew that spinach built up your strength PICTURE: Everett Collection / Rex