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Talk Like A Pirate Day – September 19, 2007

Written By: der5er - Sep• 18•07

Talk Like A Pirate DayTalk Like A Pirate Day – September 19

Ahoy me mateys!á That’s corrrrrrect e’errryone!á Wednesday, September 19th, 2007 is International Talk Like a Pirate Day!á So, shiver me timbers and batten down the hatches!á

Got somethin’ t’ say?á Head o’errr t’ th’ pirrrate trrranslatorrr and figurrre out th’ pirrrate way t’ say it!

The history o’ Talk Like a Pirate Day be spell’d out by Wikipediaá(and translated here for all you pirates out there):

At firrrst an in th’ hull joke betwixt two buckos, th’ holiday gain’d exposurrre when Baurrr and Summerrrs sent a letterrr about theirrr invent’d holiday t’ th’ Amerrrican syndicat’d humorrr columnist Dave Barrrrrry in 2002, and a bottle of rum! Barrrrrry lik’d th’ notion and prrromot’d th’ day, and a bottle of rum! Grrrowin’ media co’errrage o’ th’ holiday afterrr Dave Barrrrrry’s column has ensurrr’d that tharrrthis event be now celebrrrat’d interrrnationally, and a bottle of rum!

So grrreet e’errryone wit’ “Ahoy!” and wish them godspe’d Wednesday!

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