Talk Like a Pirate Day

“’tis time to speak scurvy pirate.”

In case you didn’t know – today is Talk Like a Pirate Day. The holiday was invented in 1995 by John Baur and Mark Summers.

What started out as a joke between two good friends really took off when syndicated columnist Dave Barry begun to promote the holiday in 2002. The day even has its own unofficial anthem. Tom Smith wrote and recorded “Talk Like a Pirate Day” in 2003.

Pirate English-to-Pirate Translation

In case didn’t be knowin’ – this day be speak Like a scurvy pirate Day. Th’ holiday was invented in 1995 by Johny-boy Baur (“Ol’ Chumbucket”) and Mark Summers (“Cap’n Slappy”). What started out as a joke between a pair good buckos really took off when syndicated columnist Dave’o Barry begun to promote th’ holiday in 2002.

Th’ day even has its own unofficial anthem. Tom Smith wrote and recorded “speak Like a scurvy pirate Day” in 2003. Be sure to visit th’ Original speak Like a scurvy pirate Day Website, by Johny-boy Baur and Mark Summers and don’t forget to get an official scurvy pirate name.

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