Wednesday, September 19, 2007

Talk Like a Pirate Day


This be Dread Pirate Kidd.
“Like the famous Dread Pirate Roberts, you have a keen head for how to make a profit. Even though you're not always the traditional swaggering gallant, your steadiness and planning make you a fine, reliable pirate. Arr!”
What is your prirate name?

Arr! Dis be me pirate nife, dat me be carry where ever me be goin'. Arr!

De last times I be a goin’ to NYC when my aunt from Austria be visitin’, I done forget about de knife. I be priratin’ me aunt to sight the Empire State Building. De dastardly Queen’s men yanked me aside for having a weapon in me scabbard. Dat little incident be good for a few har hars throughout da day.

Me fruit of me loins won me dis knife at the PA RenFaire a couple of years ago. It be makin’ me feel dangerous, especially when I be usin’ it to decapitate flowers. Arr!

34 comments:

  1. Avast me mateyblogbud. Decapitating flowers, ehhh? A fine hobby for a lovely wench as you. Now, hand over the knife and no one get hurts. Arrr !

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  2. Black Charity Witch: Arr! Stand down me piratey mate or a swash buckling duel will be needed to swab these timbers (I don't know - it's my first time - I'm a pirate speaking virgin.) Arr!

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  3. "Kitne aadmi the sarkar?" This pirate is from india and speaks Hindi!!
    :-) Pirate speak was amusing.

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  4. What are all pirate movies rated? Arrrrrr

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  5. LOL...decapitating flowers....you be one dangerous pirate lady! Arrrr!!!

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  6. Dirty Sam Rackham

    You're the pirate everyone else wants to throw in the ocean -- not to get rid of you, you understand; just to get rid of the smell. You have the good fortune of having a good name, since Rackham (pronounced RACKem, not rack-ham) is one of the coolest sounding surnames for a pirate. Arr!

    Pleased to meet you... I mean ARRRH, welcome aboard laddie! I am going to go swab the deck, walk a plank and call it a day.

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  7. I be th' Dread Pirate Bonney, at yer service!

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  8. That's Rach'em as in, rack'em n sack'em, Mate. Then we throws'em overboard! harharhar

    Thars a cute little flower sticker ya gots thar. I bet the roses tremble at the site o' yer flag!

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  9. Nice. Let's just make sure you don't decapitate anything other than the flowers, you wreckless wench.

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  10. Decapitating flowers? Now you are scaring me.

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  11. I did the pirate name thing and didn't like the result. I want a recount.

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  12. "pieces of eight", "pieces of eight", oh sorry did you say pirate?

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  13. Arrr. Was dat decapitating flowers or deflowering them? Or both?

    Those poor flowers don't have a chance, they're rooted to the spot.

    I can't even do "pirate speak" that well. Sorry. Interesting read, though. :)

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  14. I can't believe I missed talk like a pirate day! However...did you ever see the guy that invented this silliness? He was on wife swap once. Hideous slob.

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  15. Arrrrrrr

    Glad to see ye have a nice knife.

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  16. Nice weapon there, matey. (Look out flowers!)

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  17. I am Captain Grace Roberts:

    "Even though there's no legal rank on a pirate ship, everyone recognizes you're the one in charge. Two things complete your pirate persona: style and swagger. Maybe a little too much swagger sometimes -- but who really cares? Arr! "

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  18. Ps: I tried translating your question, but no one translates Hindi for free online. I think the first word is “How much.” I got no where with the rest. Please, someone tell me, so I can sleep at night; D

    Ve: He, he.

    DaBich: I know. Beware.

    Dirty Sam, aka kanrei: Yo, ho, ho, how about some rum?

    Madam Wilde: I have heard you be Bonny.

    Quilly: I bet ye have some good pirate hidin’ places in yer new island home.

    Cindra: I have lots a couple fingers. Just call me Stubby.

    Princess Jackie: Us pirates be very scary.

    Tlp: Just swashbuckle them.

    Bazza: Priates likes gold.

    Shari: Me priates don’t be caring how we be gttin’ our victums.

    Kat: I will look the varment up.

    Debs: It be bloody with flower sap. Argh!

    Mizmel: Their safe for a while. It’s fall now.

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  19. DCMM: You can't have TOO MUCh swagger, can you?

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  20. aye did thee take picture of the Empire state bldg? In all white?
    Mad Peg...

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  21. Captain Anne Rackham to you matey! Ay, I sees I have some family here.

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  22. Did I understand that you were mugged by men from Queens whilst your aunt visited in NYC?!

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  23. I'm sorry, but I refuse to talk like a pirate.

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  24. Dang!!!I missed talk like a Pirate day...now had it been talk like Pirate week...OK!!!OK!!!Arrrrrrr!!!

    Funny post...Now look Lady, do I need to hide my plants next time you visit?

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  25. I was long john silvers. Now give me that parrot. And I'm bummed because I left two comments yesterday - blogger ate them all.

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  26. Aaaar me hearty, I can't tarry too long, I be pillaging the islands of Greece but I thank ye for yer blather on me blog. I'll be back to pillage you an' your blog soon as I'm done aaaarrrr.

    Ye scurvy dog,
    Michael

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  27. Anon/Mad Peg: Aye I did. My July 1st post on my photography blog has the beauty in all her glory.

    G: They may have been from Queens.

    Rhea: That’s fine. You’ll just have to walk the plank. Or share a tankard of rum.

    Mo’a: Your garden will be a safe haven.

    Tsduff: Blogger must have been pirating, cause the parrots are gone, too.

    Michael: Searching for treasure to pirate, me matey? Do tomatoes travel well in treasure chests?

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  28. Funny. While every one were speaking pirate, me thought it were Scary Monster day.

    STOMP.

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  29. 'Kitne admi the sarkar?' is a line from a very famous Hindi movie called Sholay.The fame of sholay is legendary.This is a dialogue uttered in the movie.There is a dreaded villain called Gabbar singh who is not a pirate.(I guess you can call him a dacoit)
    Sarcar literally means Government--but here it is an expression for a don. admi means man.
    So basically "kitne aadmi the?" asks how many men were there.
    I guess you have to watch sholay to get the full meaning!!

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  30. that was a great knife! elegant and rare.

    nice post! ;0)

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  31. Scary: Me thoughts it be always Scary Monster Day. STOMP.

    Ps: I looked Sholay up on Wikipedia (isn't life great?) I'll see if I can find it. Sounds very interesting.

    Reign: Hi. It is very rare. Only 983,426 given out at the Faire; D

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  32. Yes, well, last time I checked, it was called, "INTERNATIONAL Talk Like A Pirate Day." And did you know that it was started by two guys from the Northwest? Oregon, even, maybe, but I'm not so sure, maybe, and stuff? Well? Did you?

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  33. Oooops. Almost forgot:

    Arrrrrrr!

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  34. Gawpy: Did I offend you INTERNATIONALS?

    I had no idea what this was, I just like dirty, old pirates.

    Arr, yuck.

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