International Talk Like a Pirate Day -> Smart List [September 19]

International Talk Like a Pirate Day -> Smart List [September 19]

Ahoy me hearties! You would think that a Pirates favourite letter is "r" Arrrrh, but everyone knows it's the letter "c"!

Arr! Talk Like a Pirate Lessons Direct from the Cap'n

In 1950's Treasure Island, Robert Newton was the first movie pirate to Talk Like a Pirate, as we traditionally think of them today. In particular, it was...

Talk Like a Pirate Part II: All My Duty to You

Here's luck and a fair wind to you! Talk like a pirate this month! We've got tips for getting the lingo right.

A Pirate's Glossary of Terms

A comprehensive glossary of pirate terms and their meanings, historical info, and some words about famous pirates. Arr!

International Talk Like a Pirate Day

International Talk Like a Pirate Day is a parodic holiday created in 1995 by John Baur and Mark Summers, of Albany, Oregon, U.S., who proclaimed September 19 each year as the day when everyone in the world should talk like a pirate. An observer of this holiday would greet friends not with Hello, everyone! but with Ahoy, maties! or Ahoy, me hearties!. The holiday, and its observance, springs from a romanticized view of the Golden Age of Piracy.

The Pirate Primer: Mastering the Language of Swashbucklers and Rogues

Ebbry-blastin'-theng ye needs must know-oo to lay tongue liker aargh-thentic pirate, by the devil's twisted tail. Take a tour through the world of piracy with the only authoritative work on the pirate language. A comprehensive course in pirate vo

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