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About Daniel

Daniel is a pirate.


 
His friends (those few who survived the scurvy, english navy, and rampant ninja attacks) call him "Blackheart".


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Blackheart? /blakh?rt/ Pronunciation Key - Show Spelled Pronunciation[blakhahrt] Pronunciation Key - Show IPA Pronunciation

-noun

1. Anatomy. One whose heart is black.

2. Zoology. A rare species of ill-tempered Peruvian goat known to attack tourists in the streets.

3. Piracy.

a. A really, really unsympathetic and ill-tempered high-seas bastard with whom neither your life nor your daughter's innocence is safe. Known as a general rustabout, blasphemer, and pyromaniac. Warning: May approach you naked and potentially on fire.

b. That guy who fell asleep in class.

-verb (used with object)

18. Archaic.

a. to colour the heart black via ingestion of tar and eggs (common party trick circa 1549 CE).

b. to flog mercillessly.

---Idioms

19. after one's own black heart, in keeping with one's taste or preference: There's a man after me own black heart! HELP!!!

20. at black heart; in cold, unsympathetic and generally nihilistic reality; At black heart we all know life is empty.

21. break someone's black heart, to cause someone great disappointment or sorrow, as to disappoint in love: I broke his black heart with a tire iron.

23. cross one's black heart, to affirm one's integrity via painful surgical process: Ahhhg, she be crossing me heart with 'er cutlass again!!!

24. do someone's black heart good, to give happiness or pleasure to; delight; save from certain damnation: It did his black heart good to be hung from the galleyplank by his lips.

25. eat one's black heart out: The children are eating their hearts out over their lost dog. It's really pretty horrific.

[Origin: bef. 900; ME blak, OE blæc; c. OHG blah-; akin to ON blakkr black, blek ink, bef. 900; ME herte, OE heorte; c. D hart, G Herz, ON hjarta, Goth hairt?; akin to L cor (see cordial, courage), Gk kardía (see cardio-)]


 
It's a pirate's life for me.

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