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Freighters and cruise liners travel across the Atlantic Ocean frequently, but they don’t always make it to port. So what hope does a toy boat have? This weekend, a retired NATO scientist will put his model ship to sea on the British coast in the hope that it will end on the shores of Plymouth, Mass. instead of in the briny deep.

Robin Lovelock has spent the past four years perfecting the Snoopy Sloop, a 30-pound, four-foot-long toy boat. With a miniature Snoopy doll at the helm, Lovelock hopes to send the ship all the way across the Atlantic, the Telegraph reported. The 65-year-old assembled the Snoopy Sloop in the games room of his home in the village of Sunninghill, about 30 miles west of London, reinforcing model boat sails with sticky vinyl from eBay, crafting rigging out of synthetic string ordinarily used for bathroom light cords…

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Please send me, as a comment to this page, any old material you have for inclusion in The Daily Joke Alert - to help enable us all to have our fancy tickled regularly! Never mind the state it's in as I tidy everything up prior to publication. Don't let good material go to waste - and so much does. In the interests of the environment we should always try to re-cycle everything, especially jokes. You know that makes sense! You may find some historical stuff here, but this does not really matter as humor is fairly timeless.

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