Comments on: He capsized the boat and we lost five men, and we did not catch the whale, brave boys. http://www.historiann.com/2012/12/07/he-capsized-the-boat-and-we-lost-five-men-and-we-did-not-catch-the-whale-brave-boys/ History and sexual politics, 1492 to the present Sat, 20 Sep 2014 15:26:05 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.2 By: Western Dave http://www.historiann.com/2012/12/07/he-capsized-the-boat-and-we-lost-five-men-and-we-did-not-catch-the-whale-brave-boys/comment-page-1/#comment-1201022 Mon, 10 Dec 2012 18:39:10 +0000 http://www.historiann.com/?p=20065#comment-1201022 Love this version since the first time I heard it, much better than the Peter, Paul, and Mary version. For me the payoff is
“To lose five men it grieved the captain real sore
But to lose a hundred-barrel fish it grieved him ten times more”
which reverses the PPM logic.

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By: nicoleandmaggie http://www.historiann.com/2012/12/07/he-capsized-the-boat-and-we-lost-five-men-and-we-did-not-catch-the-whale-brave-boys/comment-page-1/#comment-1194287 Fri, 07 Dec 2012 20:54:40 +0000 http://www.historiann.com/?p=20065#comment-1194287 Sheldon comics on reading Moby Dick: http://www.sheldoncomics.com/archive/080504.html

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By: Comradde PhysioProffe http://www.historiann.com/2012/12/07/he-capsized-the-boat-and-we-lost-five-men-and-we-did-not-catch-the-whale-brave-boys/comment-page-1/#comment-1194236 Fri, 07 Dec 2012 20:27:03 +0000 http://www.historiann.com/?p=20065#comment-1194236 Thanks for linking!

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