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ARRRGH! International Talk Like a Pirate Day

September 19, 2011

September 19

International Talk Like a Pirate Day (ITLAPD) is a parodic holiday created in 1995 by John Baur (Ol’ Chumbucket) and Mark Summers (Cap’n Slappy), of Albany, Oregon,[1] U.S., who proclaimed September 19 each year as the day when everyone in the world should talk like a pirate.[1] For example, an observer of this holiday would greet friends not with “Hello,” but with “Ahoy, matey!” The holiday, and its observance, springs from a romanticized view of the Golden Age of Piracy.

The Wikipedia article has much more information.

I know a few pirates.

Today is DH’s birthday… he’s my favorite Pirate!

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4 comments

  1. Ahoy matey! I be blabbing like a pirate all day thanks to you saying Aye and Walking the plank! 🙂


    • Aye there, me heartie! Brace yeself and stand firm on these here strange tides! Enjoy!


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