Yo ho, mates, it's "Talk Like a Pirate" Day
AAARGH, it almost slipped past me again, me hearties. Today be International Talk Like a Pirate Day.
Yet another way fer myself t'be toyin' with me teenager. Singing "Green Day" songs in pirate style and such. And I can finally pull out those cake decorations and celebrate. "Yer mom's a pirate!"
Here's yer Talk Like a Pirate Day official British headquarters -- they be the founders of pirate lore and lingo, and offer a wee tip for the sprogs:
If it be helpin', start yer sentence wi' a "Arr, me hearty," in a deep, throaty voice — ye'll find that the rest be comin' much easier.
Don't ye be forgettin' now t'get yerself a pirate name.
For the advanced: How to talk like a pirate in German.