Friday, September 19, 2008

Talk Like a Pirate Day

Avast ye readers and prepare to drop anchor for it's Talk Like a Pirate Day today!

Here are some key words to help expand your pirate vocabulary.

Pirate photo by Melinda SheltonAarrr! Pirate exclamation. Done with a growl and used to emphasize the pirate's current feelings.
Ahoy Hello
Avast Stop and pay attention
Beauty a lovely woman
Cutlass Popular sword among pirates
Lubber Land lover. Someone who doesn't want to go to sea.
Matey Friend or comrade
Ne’er-do-well A scoundrel or rascal

After ye learn how to talk like a pirate, find a tale or two to tell to your matey. Or, become an expert pirate historian. See what other plunder the library has before ye weigh anchor. Aarrr!

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