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Four Myths About Pirates

Disney Got It All Wrong

Image: Wikimedia Commons

It is undeniable that the vast majority of us have gotten our so-called facts about pirates from three main sources: Robert Louis Stevenson’s 1883 classic “Treasure Island,” the 1950 Disney movie adaptation of Stephenson’s book, and Johnny Depp’s “Pirates of the Caribbean” film series. All are exciting stories, and all get almost every fact wrong. So let’s dispel some of those…

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Paul Combs

Paul Combs

Writer, bookseller, would-be roadie for the E Street Band. My ultimate goal is to make books as popular in Texas as high school football...it may take a while.