Yep, that’s right! Let’s not forget that September 19th is International Talk Like a Pirate Day!
I love this! I know, it’s silly, but yeah… that’s the point, it’s a silly, for no reason day, and it’s right around the corner. Having grown up on a boat I am no stranger to the pirate talk, “Aarrrrr Matey’s”
I found some informative sites to help you with your quest to talk like a pirate, and, avast me ye chumbuckets, I will be practicing so that I will sound like a pro when the 19th comes around!
Check out: The Official Talk Like A Pirate Day Site for information and how to’s. This site has a wonderful glossary for all ye scabby landlubbers to learn some really great pirate lingo. My favorite are the Pirate pick up lines, for example:
“Avast, me proud beauty! Wanna know why my Roger is so Jolly?”
“Have ya ever met a man with a real yardarm?”
“How’d you like to scrape the barnacles off of me rudder?”
” Ya know, darlin’, I’m 97 percent chum free.”
Okay so if you don’t get out much and you just want to contain your pirate-y-ness to the internet, KarateParty.org has a great list of acronyms that you can use to properly insult all of your chat buddies. Be sure to check it out or you may be KH’d (keel hauled).
Additionally ehow.com joins the pirate party by teaching you how to properly use your newly attained lingo.
So on the 19th be sure to break out the grog, enjoy some limes (we don’t want scurvy), and lick the bungholes. If you aren’t talking like a pirate someone may make you walk the plank, so get it together. I for one will be watching the delicious Johnny Depp in Pirates of Caribbean to hone my pirating skills. I think I am already ready for some “Raping and Pillaging”
How will you celebrate International Talk Like A Pirate Day?? Ye filthy Bilge Rat?