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12 LOL Moments From “Moby Dick”

Just a few of Herman Melville's many Dick jokes. It's like Ishmael says: "a good laugh is a mighty good thing."

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1. This innkeeper doesn't mess around.

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2. Word up, Ishmael.

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3. More like "Call me Practical."

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4. Snap.

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5. Stubb has his priorities in order.

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6. #scholarproblems

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7. Ishmael, tellin' it like it is.

8. He's got an active imagination.

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9. They're so mean on this ship :(

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10. I guess you use the skills that you have.

11. Ishmael is not superstitious, "but I consider the Commodore's interview with that whale as providential." Ya reap whatchya sow, Commodore.

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12. Ishmael serves up a burn.