Talk:Reacher Gilt

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According to Reacher could be taken to mean "to succeed in making contact with, influencing, impressing, interesting, convincing, etc" whilst Gilt implies Gilded "having a pleasing or showy appearance that conceals something of little worth. " --Megahurts 12:41, 27 March 2010 (UTC)

I wonder if "Reacher" means a tall person, and "Gilt" means a precious metal, then perhaps the name could be a reference to one of the most famous of literary pirates, Long John Silver? It was, after all, Silver's parrot "Captain Flint", who was known for saying "Pieces of eight!" Shalom S. (talk) 16:45, 10 January 2017 (UTC)

See Book:Going Postal/Annotations, p,106. --Old Dickens (talk) 17:30, 10 January 2017 (UTC)