Aaaaaaaaaaaaaarrrrrrrgh! If you're out and about on September 19th, don't be surprised if people are saying, "Ahoy Matie," "Avast," "Aye Capt'n," "Land ho!" "Land ho!" "Land ho!" "Land ho!" "Avast," "Avast," "Aye Capt'n," "Land ho!" Since it's International Talk Like a Pirate Day, it's "Hornpipe" and several other pirate-like terms.
When ordering your coffee in the drive-thru, ask if they have changed for gold bullions. When looking for Moby Dick's location, try testing your pirate words out at the library. In heavy seas, the pirate language always does well. "I'm right or I'll walk the plank" comes up in a discussion.
"Aye, aye, Capt'n," is the correct response when the boss gives you a new challenge. However, beware of giving the boss any frothy names. The day is not designed to lose your career.
To polish your image, try a swagger, limp, or squint. Pirates have a long history at sea, giving them their characteristic traits.
How to treat talk like a pirate day is a pirate day
Anchor's away! Get your sea legs and a barrel o' rum. With your own version of Pirate-ese, you will be able to join in anytime. Here's how to act like a pirate. To post on social media, use the hashtag #TalkLikeAPirateDay to post.
A pirate day's history is discussed in this article
This international day was created in 1995 by John Baur and Mark Summers (aka Ol' Chumbucket and Cap'n Slappy) and Cap'n Slappy). Click here for the complete story.
Talk like a pirate FAQ in aq
Q. Is there any "talking" days on the calendar?
A. Yes, there are. National Talk Like Shakespeare Day and Talk in an Elevator Day are two of them.
Q. What should my pirate name be?
A. Here's a great way to get your pirate name: here's a great way to get your pirate name:
For example: The Blue Clam Dancer is a blue + clam + dancer.