Monday, September 19, 2005

ahoy! we be pirate fish!

ARRRRR!! it be International Talk-Like-A-Pirate Day and this here fish be feelin srry for all ye landlubbers out there. By the Powers! ye'll all be keelhauled without a few helpful hints from your matey, the Dread Pirate Scarlett, har t' show you the way! Garrrr! listen up ye filthy bilge rats, grab some grog and soon all ye lily livered sprogs will be settin up the jacks and goin on account.

firs' and foremost, be ye lads or be ye lasses, ye be needin a proper name - one to strike t' fear of davy jones' locker in the heart of all that dare to cross ye path! hearty thanks to me matey, Sealegs Bonny for showin t' way!

me hearties, i canna be helpin ye wi' t' way ye look as i canna be seein ye, but there be pictures all o're t' place, if ye be really wantin to celebrate t' day, ye be goodly inventive and be findin' 'em all on your own!

ARR! here be a wee bit o' help wi' ye's speach - t' help ye fit in as it were:

The Pirate Alphabet
A: Ehhhhhhh? -- "What's that?"
B: Are -- as in "Be ye ready to surrender?"
C: Si, si! -- To a Spanish pirate, "Yes!"
E: Eeeeee! -- "Maaaaaaaaybe . . . "
I: Aye -- "Yes!"
L: 'Ell -- A destination, as in, "To L with you, matey!"
O: Oh! -- "Oh!"
Q: Queue -- A sailor's pigtail, usually tarred.
R: Arrrrrr! -- A general expression of glee.
T: Tea -- A very inferior substitute for grog.
Y: Why? -- To be said in a grumpy voice when the cap'n gives an order.
Z: Zee -- To a French pirate, "the."

if ye be wonderin why it be talk-like-a-pirate day, here be a short history and what we in the know be callin the "Official Site".

well me hearties, i be feelin that thar be enuf for the likes o' you! Happy TALK-LIKE-A-PIRATE DAY!!

5 little fish:

Blogger Carl V. swam up to say...

Sealegs Bonney thanks ye for joining in the celebration of this great day! Poopdecks shall be swabbed in thy honor, fair lass, and grog will be lifted in your name.

3:51 PM  
Blogger jenn see swam up to say...

ahoy, i Blackspot Erin have returned to the Port of Richmond on the isle of Staten with me hold burstin' with swag, but i know i be walkin the plank for ne'er rememberin' today that i ought to make speech like a pirate. arrrrr.
otherwise ye parkway drivers & ye scallywag doctors would've known ye were dealing with a fearsome lass.

7:16 PM  
Blogger LiVEwiRe swam up to say...

I did partake. Although they looked at me weird at work; except on the psych ward...

~Lucy McGoldNugget

11:32 AM  
Anonymous brian swam up to say...

too cute! his Holiness the FSMonster will be proud of ye'!!

12:45 PM  
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