Famed Pirate Blackbeard Was a Bookworm Too!

Famed Pirate Blackbeard Was a Bookworm Too!

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Up until now, you may have thought that a life of piracy on the high seas and the life of a bookworm were two mutually exclusive forms of existence. You’ve probably spent many a long night reassuring yourself that the bookworm life was the life for you, even though you would have also loved to pursue a lucrative career in piracy. The doubt has plagued you. Well, you need not agonize any longer, as I am here to tell you that one of the most famous pirates of all time, Blackbeard, was also a bookworm.    Sixteen tiny paper fragments were discovered in the …