A team of Archaeologists working on a dig on a remote Caribbean island which has remained uninhabited for decades has made the astounding discovery that the pirates who sailed the Spanish main, robbing, raping and pillaging in the 18th Century, existed mainly on a diet of pizza.
"It kind of took us by surprise," said Professor Robert Newton. "But there was clearly a pirate settlement here, and we dug up what could only be a pizza oven. We found traces of a counter too, so we suspect that there was a pizza joint right here on the island."
"That's right," agreed Professor Kieron Knightley. "We've found evidence that legendary pirates such as Blackbeard, Jack Starling, and Captain Morse ate pizza here. It might seem to be a strange dietary option for a bloodthirsty pirate, but hey, Christopher Columbus was Italian. You hear what I'm saying?"
"I found some fliers too," Professor John E Dipp told us. "They're a little faded, but you can still make them out. Those pirate guys were dining on Hawaiians, Heatwaves, Bar B Q Smokies, Four Cheeses, Triple Pep, and they had sides of Garlic Bread, Spicy Wedges and Fried Onion Rings. These guys must have been a little on the roly poly side."
Tubby pirates? Whatever next?
We'll tell you when we get it.