TIL that as the British were forced to abandon the mortally-wounded HMS Sheffield missile destroyer during the 1982 Falklands war, Sub-lieutenant Carrington-Wood led the crew in singing “Always Look on the Bright Side of Life” from Monty Python’s Life of Brian.

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I fully intend to have that song played—and hopefully, sung along to—at my funeral.


Naturally, it was sunk by a French made Exocet missile fired from a French made Dassault-Breguet Super Étendard attack fighter because *it’s like that.*


Hey, I went down the same Wiki rabbit hole today that you did, after the TIL about gallows humor!


Great now the whistling is stuck in my head


“Worse things happen at sea”