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International Talk Like A Pirate Day

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The selling point of the International Talk Like a Pirate Day is it's silliness: there is no point to it, other than for fun. September 19th every Year! (It's of course noted on annual-09-19)




If you just want a quick fix for the lingo, here are the five basic words that you cannot live without. Master them, and you can face Talk Like a Pirate Day with a smile on your face and a parrot on your shoulder, if that's your thing.

*Ahoy! - "Hello!"

*Avast! - Stop and give attention. It can be used in a sense of surprise, "Whoa! Get a load of that!" which today makes it more of a "Check it out" or "No way!" or "Get off!"

*Aye! - "Why yes, I agree most heartily with everything you just said or did."

*Aye aye! - "I'll get right on that sir, as soon as my break is over."

*Arrr! - This one is often confused with arrrgh, which is of course the sound you make when you sit on a belaying pin. "Arrr!" can mean, variously, "yes," "I agree," "I'm happy," "I'm enjoying this beer," "My team is going to win it all," "I saw that television show, it sucked!" and "That was a clever remark you or I just made." And those are just a few of the myriad possibilities of Arrr!

And a lecture: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2cKCkbWDGwE




Advanced Pirate Lingo

Pirate Pickup Lines Recommended (very funny!)

A short History of how the holiday was created is at Talk Like a Pirate Day History




The information for this wiki was found at http://www.talklikeapirate.com/piratehome.html - the official Talk Like A Pirate Day website, made by the creators of the day John Baur and Mark Summers. Recommended if you require more in-depth knowledge on the Holiday!

See also pirates

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2009-09-23 [~Crimson Angel~]: lol <img:stuff/yurispirateemotionarr.png>

2009-09-23 [Breathe_Angel]: ^-^

2010-09-07 [kittykittykitty]: Arrrr d'ye know what time a' the year be comin' up soon!

2010-09-07 [Hedda]: Arrr! 12 dayrrs!

2010-09-07 [Silver Moon]: Arrr

2010-09-09 [~Crimson Angel~]: 10 more days me hearties!

2010-09-18 [Hedda]: Prepare to be boarded, me beauties! <img:stuff/yurispirateemotionarr.png>

2010-09-19 [Kyrinn]: Or else prepare ta walk da plank arrrrrrrrr!!!

2010-09-19 [Gypsy Mystik]: Yay! Arrrr~~!!

2010-09-19 [Delladreing]: Ahem. YAR!!! <img300*0:stuff/aj/19419/fuckeverythingandbecomeapirate.png> Also, it's not TLAPD if I don't post this. Talk Like A Pirate Day by Tom Smith and the Pirates http://www.tomsmithonline.com/freestuff/oddio/TLAPD-Streaming064.mp3

2010-09-20 [Flawless Imperfection]: Ahoy!! Be there any other salty wenches in here?

2010-09-20 [Kyrinn]: the rum be gone now. *falls over*

2010-09-20 [Flawless Imperfection]: Avast! a ship on the western horizon! Mayhap they have some rum!!!!

2010-09-29 [Olwen]: *throws stuff at the ship, gets tired and passes out, snoring*

2010-09-29 [Kyrinn]: Forget Talk like a Pirate day. We need a Talk like a Pirate Month! 

2010-09-29 [Sauron]: We need Talk Like a Pirate LIFE!

2010-09-30 [Flawless Imperfection]: Arrr! that we do!

2010-09-30 [Olwen]: *joins in* aaaaarrrrrrrrrr yarrrgghhhhh *hobbles*

2010-10-01 [Flawless Imperfection]: *grabs up a bottle of rum that i found in the brig* twas left over from the last time we locked the cap'n in

2011-01-27 [Artsieladie]: A tale fer ye mateys n' scallywags fancy speakin' some pirate tongue while aboard Ye olde Facebook:

Scroll to the bottom of your Facebook page where it says in little blue letters, "English (US)." Click on it. When the language box pops up, click on the arrow next to "English (US) and select "English (Pirate)." When you've stopped laughing, paste this as your status!!! its hysterical !!!

Blabber t' yer mates!

2012-10-31 [Gems Blue Butterfly]: Had a wicked Talk Like A Pirate Day this year... We did a charity pub crawl in costume to raise funds for the Lifeboats. :)

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