Learn How To Talk Like A Pirate
Arrgh mateys! 'Tis International Talk Like a Pirate Day, and you must learn the pirate alphabet to communicate with your fellow buccaneers.
What did the pirate do when he brushed his teeth? He gARRRRgled!
How much does a pirate charge for corn? A buck an ear!
Talking like a pirate may not come naturally to you, what with your proper English learned at a real school (pirates only attend the School of Hard Knocks) but here are some tips on how to land the pirate lingo, courtesy of yarr.org.uk:
The site also has a helpful handy list of pirate vocab -- better study up on this, sprogs.
Need more help? Check out this video of the Pirate Alphabet:
Why does it take pirates so long to learn the alphabet? Because they spend years at "c"!
International Talk Like a Pirate Day was started in 1995 by John Baur -- pirate name Ol' Chumbucket -- and Mark Summers -- pirate name Cap'n Slappy.
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