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1 Long Tom: Well, apprentice Bosun Higgs, let’s be seein’ yer nautical skills! Do ye be havin’ experience at tyin’ a sheepshank?
2 Higgs: Nay, but I been tyin’ a lamb shank!
2 Long Tom: A lambshank? I nay be familiar with that knot.
3 Higgs: Be takin’ a lamb shank ’n’ be stewin’ in garlic, chilli, shrimp paste, lemongrass, coriander seeds, galangal, cumin, pepper, ’n’ coconut milk.
4 Long Tom: What?
4 Wendy: Arr! This lad be takin’ the threat o’ scurvy very seriously.
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The problem with homophone puns in a written medium is that you have to hide them by using the other spelling until ready to reveal the pun.
If Higgs had said, "Nay, but I been Thai-in' a lamb shank!" it would make more sense, but give away the joke.
Thai curry lamb shanks, by the way, are awesome. A restaurant near me made them, and oh my goodness they were good. Unfortunately that restaurant closed down a while ago, and I haven't found a Thai place as good yet.
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