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International Talk Like A Pirate Day Tomorrow!  
User currently offlineCumulus From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2006, 1402 posts, RR: 1
Posted (6 years 23 hours ago) and read 1466 times:

Sept 19th every year is International Talk Like A Pirate Day, so go make a complete moron of yourself in the Supermarket or something.

I have taken this very seriously for many years and intend utilising it to the full.

Fortunately, I am not working tomorrow - I can just see it now........

Tower: "G-OACG turn left 285 to intercept the localiser and report established for ILS20, you're number 2 behind a Q400 at 12 miles"

Me: "Ahaaa Jim Lad, splice the mainbrace or I'll hang you from the Mainsail"!!

http://www.talklikeapirate.com/piratehome.html


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User currently offlineLapper From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2002, 1565 posts, RR: 7
Reply 1, posted (6 years 23 hours ago) and read 1464 times:

Anybody know why pirates are called "Pirates"?

User currently offlineCumulus From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2006, 1402 posts, RR: 1
Reply 2, posted (6 years 23 hours ago) and read 1459 times:

The English "pirate" is derived from the Latin term pirata, and ultimately from Greek peira "attempt, experience", implicitly "to find luck on the sea". The word is also cognate to peril. In 17th and 18th century sources the word is often rendered "pyrate". However, the term does not exclusively relate to robbery committed at sea, as other similar origins have a broader definition.


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User currently offlineSignol From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2007, 3005 posts, RR: 8
Reply 3, posted (6 years 23 hours ago) and read 1453 times:



Quoting Lapper (Reply 1):
Anybody know why pirates are called "Pirates"?

Because they arrrgh  Wink

signol



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User currently offlineCumulus From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2006, 1402 posts, RR: 1
Reply 4, posted (6 years 23 hours ago) and read 1451 times:



Quoting Signol (Reply 3):
Because they arrrgh  

That is bad.................................................................... Big grin



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User currently offlineMetroliner From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2007, 1067 posts, RR: 1
Reply 5, posted (6 years 20 hours ago) and read 1429 times:

It's a shame 'Talk Like a Pirate Day' isn't more popular. Nobody should have to be made to feel like an idiot for talking like a pirate.

That said, the police are probably not very receptive to it at the best of times  Smile



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User currently offlineLapper From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2002, 1565 posts, RR: 7
Reply 6, posted (6 years 19 hours ago) and read 1407 times:



Quoting Cumulus (Reply 2):

Not the answer I was looking for....

Quoting Signol (Reply 3):

 checkmark 


User currently offlineCumulus From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2006, 1402 posts, RR: 1
Reply 7, posted (6 years 19 hours ago) and read 1408 times:



Quoting Lapper (Reply 6):
Not the answer I was looking for....

What was the answer you were looking for?!



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User currently offlinePlymSpotter From Spain, joined Jun 2004, 11655 posts, RR: 60
Reply 8, posted (6 years 18 hours ago) and read 1395 times:



Quoting Signol (Reply 3):
Because they arrrgh

You'd be walking the plank for that one me heartie  Wink



...love is just a camouflage for what resembles rage again...
User currently offlineDougloid From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 9, posted (6 years 18 hours ago) and read 1383 times:

Arrrrrrrr, ye damned swabs! Splice the mainbrace, me brawny lads! Arrrrrrrr.

User currently offlineVictrola From United States of America, joined Apr 2008, 514 posts, RR: 1
Reply 10, posted (6 years 17 hours ago) and read 1361 times:

Well shiver me timbers! Thanks for the reminder.

User currently offlineCumulus From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2006, 1402 posts, RR: 1
Reply 11, posted (6 years ago) and read 1299 times:

We'll it's today and I bought a packet at fags at 7am from the paper shop and gave it:-

"20 Marlboro Lights please me Heartie"!!!!!!!!!!!!

She thought I was mental.......!



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User currently offlineHowSwedeitis From Sweden, joined Jul 2007, 586 posts, RR: 0
Reply 12, posted (5 years 12 months 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 1287 times:
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*Sigh* If anyone talks to me in a pirate voice....  no   sarcastic 

-HSII



Heja Sverige!!
User currently offlineCumulus From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2006, 1402 posts, RR: 1
Reply 13, posted (5 years 12 months 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 1287 times:



Quoting HowSwedeitis (Reply 12):
*Sigh* If anyone talks to me in a pirate voice....  

Where's your sense of humor Jim Lad??!!!




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User currently offlineAndz From South Africa, joined Feb 2004, 8453 posts, RR: 10
Reply 14, posted (5 years 12 months 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 1282 times:
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Quoting Cumulus (Reply 13):

Even more important, where are Master Bates and Seaman Staines?  Smile



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User currently offlineRara From Germany, joined Jan 2007, 2086 posts, RR: 2
Reply 15, posted (5 years 12 months 4 days 17 hours ago) and read 1260 times:




Samson was a biblical tough guy, but his dad Samsonite was even more of a hard case.
User currently offlineVictrola From United States of America, joined Apr 2008, 514 posts, RR: 1
Reply 16, posted (5 years 12 months 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 1248 times:



Quoting Metroliner (Reply 5):
It's a shame 'Talk Like a Pirate Day' isn't more popular. Nobody should have to be made to feel like an idiot for talking like a pirate.

Arrrr Matey, this be true! But Pirates have been suffering from predjudice and discrimination for centuries. In fact, they are one of the few minority groups that it is still politically correct to ridicule. As we celebrate Talk Like a Pirate Day, let us remember that Anti Piratism is a serious problem in our society.


User currently offlineCumulus From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2006, 1402 posts, RR: 1
Reply 17, posted (5 years 12 months 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 1244 times:

He sounds like a Farmer from Somerset...................


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User currently offlineVictrola From United States of America, joined Apr 2008, 514 posts, RR: 1
Reply 18, posted (5 years 12 months 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 1237 times:

Has Hallmark come out with a card for this holiday yet?

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