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Each month we choose a favorite quote--something fun or something to make you think. See the archive for quotes from previous months.


"'We cannot buy your ship,' says Pirate Pete to the captain.

Pirate Pete and Pirate Joe are very sad.

'Would you like to buy my van?' asks the captain. 'It is big. It is black. It has a pirate flag. It says PIRATES 'R' US on the front. It is called the Jolly Roger.'

Pirate Pete looks at Pirate Joe.

Pirate Joe looks at Pirate Pete.

'Sold!' say the pirates."

           --A. E. Cannon. On the Go with Pirate Pete and Pirate Joe. (Viking, 2002)

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