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Words List for International Talk Like A Pirate Day
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Unleash your inner pirate! Today be International Talk Like A Pirate Day!
I love pirates, and this year's TLAP Day is all the more special because a friend of mine is having a pirate-themed wedding this Saturday!!! Yo ho ho!
International Pirate Day is unquestionably my favorite random holiday! Last year, in honor of Talk Like A Pirate Day, I put together a quick pirate-words list to have ye on yer merry way to talking like a pirate!
Here is that list again, with some additions in the comments from our fans last year! Feel free to add yer own salts to the convorsation ye scallywags!
Maybe you could casually slip a word or two into office conversation... ;)
International Talk Like A Pirate Day Vocab List
Ahoy - Hello
Arr - Yes/I agree/Awkward silence filler
Avast - Stop and pay attention
Aye - Yes.
Aye Aye - You've got it!
Be - Am/Are
Dubloon - Money (An old Spanish Coin)
Fair Winds - Good Luck
Grog - Alcohol
Lad - Young man
Lass - Young woman
Loot - money, usually stolen
Land Lubber (or just Lubber) - A person who likes being on land (this is an insult)
Marooned - Stranded
Mate / Matey - Friend
Me - My
Plunder - Steal
Sea Dog / Salt / Old Salt - Somebody who has been a sailor for a long time; a professional.
Shiver me timbers - What a surprise
Smartly - Quickly
Ye - You
Yer - Your
If ye be feelin' up to the challenge, slip a few of these words into yer talk today and celebrate International Talk Like a Pirate Day in buccaneer style!
If you do celebrate today, share your swashbuckler verbiage in the Facebook comments section below! Share your friends/co-workers reactions too! Have some fun today! Yarrrrr!
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