Captain Haddock's Curses - insults and exclamations used by Captain Haddock

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A

  • Aardvark!
  • Abecedarians!
  • Aborigine!
  • Addle-pated lumps of anthracite!
  • (old) Alcoholic!
  • Anachronisms!
  • Anacoluthons!
  • Antediluvian bulldozer [Tibet p60 B2]!
  • Anthracite!
  • Anthropithecus!
  • Anthropophagus!
  • Arabian Nightmare!
  • Artichokes!
  • Autocrats!
  • Aztecs!

B

  • Baboons!
  • Baby-snatchers!
  • Bagpipers!
  • Bald-headed budgerigar!
  • Bandits!
  • Bashi-bazouks!
  • Bath-tub Admiral!
  • Beast!
  • Belemnite!
  • Big-head [Tibet p35 B3]!
  • Billions of blue blistering boiled and barbecued barnacles [The Seven Crystal Balls, p14, frame 10]!
  • Billions of billious barbecued blue blistering barnacles!
  • Billions of Bilious Blue Blistering Barnacles!
  • Billions of bilious blue blistering barnacles in a thundering typhoon [The Seven Crystal Balls]!
  • Billions of blistering barnacles in a thundering typhoon [Tintin in Tibet, p11, frame 3.]!
  • Billions of Blue Blistering Barnacles!
  • Black beetles!
  • Black Marketers!
  • Blackamoor!
  • Blackbird!
  • Blackguards!
  • Blithering Bombardier!
  • Blistering Barnacles!
  • Blistereing blundering bird-brain [Prisoners p9 E4]!
  • Bloodsuckers!
  • Blue blistering barnacles!
  • Blue Blistering Bell-Bottomed Balderdash!
  • Blunderbuss!
  • Bodysnatcher!
  • Bootlegger!
  • Borgia!
  • Bougainvillea!
  • Brat!
  • Breathalyser!
  • Brigands!
  • Brutes!
  • Bucaneers!
  • Bully! Butcher!

C

  • Cachinnating cockatoo!
  • Cannibals!
  • Carpetsellers!
  • Caterpillars!
  • Centipede!
  • Cercopithecus!
  • Certified Diplodocuses [Calculus Affair, p30]!
  • Coconut[Crab p58 panel 5]!
  • Coelcanth!
  • Colocynths!
  • Corsair!
  • Cowards!
  • Crabapples!
  • Cro-Magnon!
  • Crooks!
  • Cushion footed quadrupeds!
  • Cyclotron!

D

  • Diplodocus!
  • Dizzards [Unicorn p54 C1/frame 7]!
  • Dogs!
  • Doryphore!
  • Doryphores!
  • Duck-billed platypus!
  • Dunderheaded coconuts!
  • Dynamiter!

E

  • Ectoplasms!
  • Egoists!

F

  • Fancy-dress Facist!
  • Fancy-dress Fatima!
  • Fancy-dress freebooter [Unicorn p24 C1]!
  • Fatfaces!
  • Filibuster(s)!
  • Fourlegged Cyrano!
  • Freshwater pirate [Unicorn p24 C1]!
  • Freshwater swabs!
  • Fuzzy wuzzy!

G

  • Gallows-fodder!
  • Gangof Theives!
  • Gangsters!
  • Gibbering anthropoids!
  • Great flat-footed grizzly bear!
  • Gobbledgook!
  • Gogglers!
  • Goosecaps!
  • Guano-gatherers [Prisoners p9 A1]!
  • Gyroscope!

H

  • Harlequin!
  • Heretic!
  • Highwayman!
  • Hydrocarbon!

I

  • Iconoclasts!
  • Idiots!
  • ... you, Imitation Incas, you [Prisoners p47 B2]!
  • You, interplantary goat, you [Explorers on the Moon p62 C3]!

J

  • Jellied eel!
  • Jellyfish!
  • Jobbernowl [Tibet p60 B2]!

K

  • Kleptomaniacs!
  • Koua Kouakouin Kouinkouin Koua Kouin Koua [Emerald p30 panel 8]!

L

  • Lily-livered landlubbers!
  • Liquorice[Crab p59 panel 2]!
  • Loathsome brute!
  • Logarithim!
  • Lubberscum!

M

  • Macrocephalic baboon!
  • Megacycle [Tibet p60 B3]!
  • Megacycle Pyromaniac!
  • Mameluke!
  • Miserable blundering barbecued blister!
  • Miserable earth worms!
  • Miserable miser!
  • Miserable molecule of mildew!
  • Misguided missles!
  • MisterMule!
  • Monopolizers!
  • Monster!
  • Morons!
  • Moujiks!
  • Mountebanks!
  • Musical morons!

N

  • Nanny Goat!
  • Nitwits!
  • Nitwitted ninepins!
  • Nyctalops!

O

  • Odd-toed ungulate!
  • Ophicleides!
  • Orangoutang!
  • Ostrogoth!

P

  • Pachyrhizus!
  • Parasites!
  • Patagonians!
  • Pestilential Pachyderm!
  • Phylloxera!
  • Pickled herrings!
  • Pirates!
  • Pithecanthropic montebanks!
  • Pithecanthropic pickpocket [Tibet p37 A3]!
  • Pithecanthropus [Unicorn p24 C1]!
  • Pockmarks!
  • Politican!
  • Poltroons!
  • Polygraphs!
  • Polynesian!
  • Profiteers!
  • Psychopath!
  • Purple profiteering jellyfish!
  • Pyrographers!
  • Pyromaniac!

R

  • Raggle taggle ruminants!
  • Rapscallion!
  • Rats!
  • Revenge [Crab p58 panel 4]!
  • Rhizopods!
  • RKRPXZKRMTFRZ!
  • Road roller [Secret of the Unicorn]!
  • Roadhogs!

S

  • Saucy tramp!
  • Savages!
  • Scorpion!
  • Sea-gherkin(s)!
  • Sea-lice!
  • Sea lion! [Prisoners p9, frame 6]
  • Shipwreckers!
  • Slavertrader!
  • Slubberdegullions!
  • Sparrows!
  • Spitfire!
  • Steamroller!
  • Stoolpigeon!
  • Subtropical sea-louse!
  • Swine!

Note: Squawking popinjay - in The Secret of the Unicorn, on page 24, Captain Francis Haddock says it to Red Rackham--but since Captain Archibald Haddock is narrating this to Tintin, some one may say that it is one of his many curse words. Also, a parrot says it in Red Rackham's Treasure on page 29. [NAB]

T

  • Technocrat!
  • Ten thousand thundering typhoons!
  • Terrapins!
  • Terrorists!
  • Thundering typhoons!
  • Tin hatted tyrants!
  • Toads!
  • Toffee-noses!
  • Traitors!
  • Tramps!
  • Tribe of Polynesians [Destination Moon p5 D1]!
  • Troglodytes!
  • Turncoats!
  • Twister!
  • Two-timing Troglodytes!

U

Ungulate - see O for odd-toed ungulate

V

  • Vandal!
  • Vegetarian!
  • Vermicellis!
  • Viper!
  • Visigoths!
  • Vulture!

W

  • Weevils!
  • Whippersnapper!
  • Wildcat!
  • Woodlice!

Y

  • Young monkey [Tibet p54 A4]!

Z

  • Zapotecs!

Total count: 212

Last modified: 26 January 2014.

Contributors

Gustav Gullberg, Olivia Bloch, Matthew Vernon, Ishaan, Som, Neal Austin Bhandarkar, Bryan Woolfolk, Rinya Singh, Ed Shoemaker, Captain Chester (and brother), Georgia, cooldude123, zaveri_tintin, Joe Gooden, Sheldon Serrao, Christopher Damon, X, rishabh, Nicholas Walker, Michael Grover, Manoj Balraj, Sunday (sundaymarch1056), Vincent Thieu, and Ivan Hanigan.

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