Blistering Barnacles!
Captain Haddock's Expletives in a Web App

2009 is the 80th anniversary of the Adventures of Tintin by Hergé. To celebrate, Habilis presents the Blistering Barnacles! web application for the iPhone and iPod Touch.

The web app randomly presents all of Captain Haddock's famous epithets, exclamations, and expletives for your amusement (over 300!). In addition, unusual terms and phrases are linked to relevant Wikipedia articles -- finally learn the meaning of Bashi-bazouk!

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Billions of Blue Blistering Barnacles!

Add the web app to the Home Screen of your iPhone/Touch or clip it to Dashboard, and never be at a loss for a snappy disparagement! Please send questions, comments, and even Haddockian abuses to Chuck Houpt.

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