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Wednesday, September 19, 2007

yo ho yo ho, a pirate's life for me!

at least for today, that is, because it's national talk like a pirate day! so break out your eye patch, maybe add a little swagger to your step & incorporate a few of these words into your vocabulary. (if you are more of a visual learner, check out THIS video).

ahoy! - "hello!"
avast! - stop & give attention. it can be used in a sense of surprise, "whoa! get a load of that!" which today makes it more of a "check it out" or "no way!" or "get off!"
aye! - "why yes, i agree most with everything you just said or did."
aye aye! - "i'll get right on that sir, as soon as my break is over."
arrr! - can mean, variously, "yes," "i agree," "i'm happy,"that was a clever remark you or I just made." & those are just a few of the myriad possibilities of arrr!

need a little more help? maybe you want some more advanced lingo? pirate pick up lines? pirate games? whatever it is your little heart desires you can probably find it HERE.


The Maw Family said...

Ahoy, You are so clever with this blog stuff. I am trying to be, but I mostly just blog about day to day things. I love your blog and will check it often. I can't wait to get you your halloween items. How fun is this.

gab said...

I didn't realize it was national pirate day. Em went to school in her pirate costume...but I thought it was just a first grade thing. Who knew the mateys were taking the country by storm?! We are total pirates around all times! ARRRR....

anna jo said...

oh, I love random holidays! me and my old roommates used to throw random holiday parties. we did talk like a pirate day... national squirrel appreciation day... baby potato head's birthday... oh, it was a lot of fun.

Whatever Dee-Dee wants said...

I love pirate jokes.
What kind of socks do pirates wear?
Arr gyle socks.

What kind of movies do pirates watch?

rated arrrr.

The jokes are cheesey but fun :)

mama jo said...

i didn't know that today was a holiday...i wish i did, i would have dressed up...and of course talked like a pirate...did gavin love it?

Chelsey Booth said...

You are so funny! I wish I would have seen this post earlier I could have used my pirate voice at mutual tonight!

Marty: said...

I guess everybody's celebrating! Check out my blog.

Lindsey said...

I don't want to stop at one day. I want to talk like this ALL the time!