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  Pirate Encyclopedia: John Rackham   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
Pirate John Rackham, famously know as "Calico Jack," is most remembered for his female crew members and his outlandish clothing, rather than his exploits as a pirate.
Calico Jack is also known for coming up with his own version of the Jolly Roger flag, with a skull and two crossed swords instead of two crossed bones.
Calico Jack took on a new sailor whom he felt was spending too much time around Anne.
ageofpirates.com /article.php?John_Rackham   (433 words)

 calico on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
Calico Commerce introduces eBusiness application for communication services industry; Calico Network...
Calico, named for Calicut, India, where the fabric originated, was mentioned by historians before the Christian era and praised by early travelers for its fine texture and beautiful colors.
The name calico was soon applied to all Indian cottons having an equal number of warp and weft threads, then to all plain weave cottons.
encyclopedia.infonautics.com /html/c/calico.asp   (285 words)

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