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  • Yes, the scandal has gained airplay - but only because of a vacuum in the news and the desperation of the MSM to find something to keel-haul Palin with if they can't poison their readers' perceptions of her from the get-go, the MSM knows full well that this will be a game-changer, and they're not willing to let that happen.

    "Troopergate" requires a "disambiguation" page in Wikipedia.

  • My crew is comprised of writers and art directors designers, and my designers would keel-haul me if I took away their two-monitor rigs.

    Size Zounts

  • Or perhaps they could sign up with the British Navy and patrol the waters of the Atlantic looking for scalliwags to keel-haul.

    MMOG Nation » The Setting is the Story II

  • Who flog men and keel-haul them, and starve them to the bone.

    Lyra Heroica A Book of Verse for Boys

  • "Gib," said Captain Scraggs earnestly, "I'll keel-haul and skull-drag the man that says you ain't got a great head."

    Captain Scraggs or, The Green-Pea Pirates

  • The Golden Eagle ten minutes later swooped to earth at a spot not twenty yards from her original landing place and a few moments later the boys were shaking hands and executing a sort of war dance about Captain Barrington and Captain Hazzard, while Ben Stubbs was imploring some one to "shiver his timbers" or "carry away his top-sails" or "keel-haul him" or something to relieve his feelings.

    The Boy Aviators' Polar Dash or Facing Death in the Antarctic

  • "Hurray! hurray!" he shouted, "douse my topsails and keel-haul my main-jibboom, if that ain't the best sight I've seen for a long time."

    The Boy Aviators' Polar Dash or Facing Death in the Antarctic

  • "Get your guns laid, and if any one of you dares to pull a trigger till I give the word, I'll keel-haul him."

    Black Ivory

  • It was just in the position that Smallbones lay on the forecastle of the cutter on that day morning, when he was about to keel-haul him, and the corporal, in his state of mental and bodily depression, was certain that it was the ghost of the poor lad whom he had so often tortured.

    Snarley-yow or The Dog Fiend

  • Updated New avast freebie security scanner aims to keel-haul

    The Register

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