Boothbay Whale, The

DESCRIPTION: Lauding the clever fisherfolk of Boothbay. One-legged Skipper Jake sets out to catch a whale, even though it is too big for his boat. He jumps on the whale's back, sticks his peg in its blowhole, and causes it to blow out its brains as it tries to exhale
AUTHOR: unknown
KEYWORDS: whale humorous talltale fishing
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Silber-FSWB, p. 399, "The Boothbay Whale" (1 text)
File: FSWB399A

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