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Poor Will

Jaws

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Did you know that Will was the name of the first Zulu who was shot at Rorke's Drift by the British........?

The British officer at the battle said, "Steady chaps, wait for it, hold your nerves,............. NOW !!! Shoot at Will.....! "
 

Lee337

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A really unlucky name that.

Was watching a program on the documentary channel yesterday and the gunners on a ship was ordered to fire at will too.
 

Cougar377

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Did you know that Will was the name of the first Zulu who was shot at Rorke's Drift by the British........?

The British officer at the battle said, "Steady chaps, wait for it, hold your nerves,............. NOW !!! Shoot at Will.....! "
Actually, his name wasn't Will. The story goes that, in a rare display of initiative, for an officer, he realised that by the time he'd worked out how to pronounce the guys real Zulu name they'd be overrun.
So he made it up.

True story.
 
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