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Tuesday, December 02, 2008
And now for something completely different: Cap'n (Horatio Magellan) Crunch
Cap'n Crunch, the character, was created by Jay Ward, the same animator responsible for the Rocky & Bullwinkle show.
Well here's a little known fact: The full name of Cap'n Crunch is Cap'n Horatio Magellan Crunch. Captain H.M. Crunch.
Now you know. And knowing is half the battle. (Know where those lines come from? You'll get some Whuffie bucks if you guess it in the comment section.)
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Posted by: Matt | 2008-12-02 7:48:42 PM
Yes, that is correct. 200 Whuffie bucks for you, Matt. Please spend them wisely.
Posted by: P.M. Jaworski | 2008-12-02 7:55:57 PM
Peter, you are definitely working too hard!
Posted by: Gerry Nicholls | 2008-12-02 8:05:18 PM
That is not true, Gerry. This is important news for those of us who ate plenty of Cap'n Crunch in our lives. Also, Cap'n Crunch is in favour of tax cuts and eliminating the pay-per-vote welfare scheme. That's a well-known fact.
Posted by: P.M. Jaworski | 2008-12-02 8:19:13 PM
"Also, Cap'n Crunch is in favour of tax cuts and eliminating the pay-per-vote welfare scheme. That's a well-known fact."
Let's find him an open Senate seat for him in 2010 and plan to run him for the GOP presidential nominee in 2016.
I think he'll do very well; the Republican base are suckers for a military man.
Posted by: Kalim Kassam | 2008-12-02 8:24:17 PM
"Indeed, the name of Cap'n Crunch Crunch Berries cereal was called Horatio Magellan until 2007."
Use-mention distinction! Use-mention distinction!
Posted by: Kalim Kassam | 2008-12-02 8:32:52 PM
Crunch/Trix Rabbit 2012.
Posted by: Zebulon Pike | 2008-12-02 8:41:32 PM
Someone was watching Jeopardy tonight :)
Posted by: Alex T | 2008-12-02 8:56:07 PM
I think that Ted Byfield knew him when he was just Able Seaman Crunch.
Posted by: Rick Hiebert | 2008-12-02 9:00:25 PM
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