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    Bath-tub Admiral

    A Bath-tub Admiral is a loud-mouth, or as they would say in cowboy country, someone who is all hat and no cattle.

    Captain Haddock uses this insult in The Adventures of Tintin titled The Red Sea Sharks: “Who’s the bath-tub admiral commanding that crew of landlubbers?”.

    A great insult to be used when someone is too big for their boots!

    Example usage:

    “Stop boasting about your influence, you bath-tub admiral!”

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