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Sep
19
2008

Arrr, today be "International Talk Like a Pirate Day"!

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Avast, ye scurvy dogs! Today be "International Talk Like a Pirate Day".  It don't matter if ye be a landlubber or a true Buccaneer, ye should show respect for t' masters o' t' sea and splice the mainbrace! Don't hang the jib if ye ain't prepared to go on the account, but show respect for t' Corsairs out there, lest ye see the Jolly Roger in ye rear view mirror...

And don't forget, me hearties, be aye t' head over and check out t' pirate related wares we're sellin'!
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meaningless icon! Avast, Plummet. Down. Avast, Mateys, Hrrm, Bone, Snack, Zombie?
Cisco said this 2281 days ago.
meaningless icon! Avast ye scurvy geeks.
Dash said this 2281 days ago.
meaningless icon! I had the best "Talk like a pirate day" ever. My wife and I were in Alexandria Bay, NY for a friend's wedding. There is a small bar named "Dock of the Bay" where apparently every day is Pirate Day and the lead bartender only goes by "Captain". The other bartenders had never heard him called anything else.
RandomPersona said this 2275 days ago.
meaningless icon! It says "talk like a Pirate". Nowhere does it stipulate that the pirate in question is "Robert Newton". Has anybody posited that Errol Flynn, despite being; a murderer; too pretty to be taken seriously; and a Nazi, played more compelling, successful, and promiscuous Pirates than Robert Newton (Thorpe in "The Sea Hawks", and the title role in "Captain Blood")? If I adopt an "Errol Flynn" dialect (internationalised Tasmanian "received pronounciation" with a scarcely disguised subtext of seduction), rather than Robert Newton (a regional "Plymouth - Exeter" dialect with colourful nautical references) is anyone going to object? Come to think of it, will anybody notice the difference?
Nostradormouse said this 2242 days ago.
meaningless icon! avast ye scurvey dogs! oo eer is wilin tooooooo do dis narxt yeer?
Brakermaker said this 2225 days ago.

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