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Friday, October 31, 2014

Did You Know?

The father of the American Navy, John Paul Jones, briefly served in the Russian Navy under Catherine the Great. Though she named him a rear-Admiral, he was less successful there than in America. One of his biggest problems was that he didn't speak Russian.

Source: Catherine the Great, Massie


Anonymous said...

Wasn`t there a whiskey named after him ?

Butthead said...

Uh, huh, ha, ha, ha, ha, you said "Rear Admiral"! Uh, huh, ha, ha, ha, ha!!! He was a butt commander! You would like, uh, think...Putin would need one of those and stuff!!!