It's International Talk Like a Pirate Day on Saturday, September 19th. Come into the Weaving Dept. anytime from 10am - 4pm on Saturday, Talk Like A Pirate, and get a bit o' discount (10%) off your purchases. (Excludes Sale Items - Which are already 30-75% Off!) Savvy?!
Need to know how to talk like a pirate? No Problem!
First off, you need growl a lot and sort of yell your words with a scowl on your face. Say "Arrrrr!" every now and then and gesture a lot.
Always say "me" not "my". For example, you would say "This is me ship", not "This is my ship".
Here are some words and phrases you can use to participate on Talk Like a Pirate Day:
Ahoy! - Hello
Aye! - Yes
Booty - Treasure
Colors - Flag
Matey - Shipmate or friend
Hearties - Friends
Lass - Woman or girl
Avast! - Stop
Blimey! - Something to say when frustrated
Savvy? - Do you understand?
Shiver me timbers! - Something to say when you are surprised
Yo-ho-ho - Something to say when happy
Ye - Use this instead of "you"
Aft - The back of the ship
Bilge - Bottom of the ship
Fore - Front of the ship
Port - Left side of the ship
Starboard - Right side of the ship
Buccaneer - Another name for pirate
Lad - Young man
Scallywag - Someone you don't trust
Shanty - Song
Cutlass - Pirate's sword
Doubloons - Gold coins or money
Jolly Roger - The flag of a pirate ship
Hornswaggle - Cheat someone
Marooned - To get stuck on a desert island
Walk the plank - To be forced to walk off a plank of the ship into the ocean
Weigh Anchor - Get the ship ready to sail