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One can't hear the dialogue over the sound of the bloody sea you sodden fools!!!!
on 2 February 2013
Why, oh why are there no subtitles for this series? The obviously deranged producers amplify the sound of the sea to extraordinary levels and then have presenters speak into their hairy armpits. What were the they thinking? They should be keelhauled! Keelhauling (Dutch kielhalen; "to drag along the keel"; German Kielholen; Swedish kölhalning; Danish kølhaling; Norwegian kjølhaling) is a form of punishment meted out to sailors at sea. The sailor was tied to a line that looped beneath the vessel, thrown overboard on one side of the ship, and dragged under the ship's keel, either from one side of the ship to the other, or the length of the ship (from bow to stern). As the hull was usually covered in barnacles and other marine growth, if the offender was pulled quickly, keelhauling would typically result in serious cuts, loss of limbs and even decapitation. If the victim was dragged slowly, his weight might lower him sufficiently to miss the barnacles, but this method would frequently result in his drowning. Actually, upon reflection, this is too mild a punishment for them. Perhaps a choke pear (or pear of anguish) would be more suitable? I believe I've written more than 20 words best to stop now...