Comments for en-gb 30 Tue 27 Jan 2015 21:13:19 GMT+1 A feed of user comments from the page found at Chris Ghoti It's an urban myth that the names were used in the series, but not that the author John Ryan had thought of them and mentioned them as being a possible joke, before they were suggested by the Grauniad and others.Since they'd been around for decades before the series, of *course* he wasn't an ignorant twerpie, and he knew perfectly well they existed. Mon 01 Sep 2008 21:23:50 GMT+1 David_McNickle I'll bet Nelson would have turned a blind eye to it. Mon 01 Sep 2008 16:44:41 GMT+1 David_McNickle UtT 14, It is an urbane myth. That's why the mods are at it again. Mon 01 Sep 2008 16:04:24 GMT+1 mittfh And to think that amongst the rest of the "weird" categorised stories, the Metro missed this gem from El Reg... Mon 01 Sep 2008 14:21:28 GMT+1 Stewart_M UTT I know. it was Tom the Cabin Boy. And I think l the reason for the moderation was suggesting that those dubious names ever ever ever had anything to do with the famous cartoon. Mon 01 Sep 2008 14:11:56 GMT+1 UptheTrossachs It's all an urban myth apparently Mon 01 Sep 2008 13:53:32 GMT+1 lordBeddGelert I wonder if a certain Mr Mosley will be popping along to improve his knowledge of, er, history ? Mon 01 Sep 2008 13:51:52 GMT+1 DI_Wyman seems the mods are having a sense of humour failure today! Mon 01 Sep 2008 13:20:24 GMT+1 Stewart_M Oh dash! Mon 01 Sep 2008 13:16:48 GMT+1 gossipmistress Hahaha. Have people been lining up to go on the tour? Mon 01 Sep 2008 12:33:19 GMT+1 Fearless Fred oh dear, off to the Naughty Step with the lot of us!;-) Mon 01 Sep 2008 12:33:04 GMT+1 Stewart_M This post has been Removed Mon 01 Sep 2008 12:29:56 GMT+1 DI_Wyman This post has been Removed Mon 01 Sep 2008 12:27:03 GMT+1 thenicecatlady Well I'm shocked!! Mon 01 Sep 2008 12:19:35 GMT+1 Big Sister On the same page (see link) I see a man has been forced to divorce 82 wives.Oscar Wilde might have something to say about that. Mon 01 Sep 2008 12:15:47 GMT+1 justfloating Found this: there were 3 involved in the original incident. Although the third seems to be kneelingInformants have confirmed the scene of the crime was the deck of HMS Victory: was raised about the direction he was looking, since it is more usual to sight a cannon in the direction that the ball will travel. Odd things happen in the heat and confusion of battle! Mon 01 Sep 2008 12:11:46 GMT+1 Froggersfroat Cap'n Pugwash is alive and well then... despite efforts of earlier generation of BBC Mods!!! Mon 01 Sep 2008 11:52:35 GMT+1 Big Sister OOOOOhhhhhh, Eddie, you're rude today, aren't you? Lol!I hope you haven't shown this to Mr. Sawyer. Mon 01 Sep 2008 10:54:34 GMT+1 U11235707 So which one was 'lash', and which was 'rum'? Mon 01 Sep 2008 10:53:13 GMT+1