Avast, me hearties!

Today is:

International Talk Like a Pirate Day

Every year on September 19th this day will continue to be celebrated – all because of these ingenious individuals, John Baur and Mark Summers!

What started as kind of an inside joke between some friends in 1995 turned into a worldwide phenomenon in 2002 when ‘the guys’ reached out to Dave Barry to help them spread the news of their great idea. Here’s Dave’s initial column highlighting the day.

Why talk like a pirate – might you ask?
Why NOT?!

Hit up their official site (HERE) to get all of the deets and instructions on how to be a pirate and talk like a pirate for the day… or for as long as your jolly roger heart wants to!


2 responses to this post.

  1. So Dwayne has been honoring National Talk Like A Pirate Day for 3 years now! I was so happy to see this blog. And it is becoming quite popular. It was all over facebook today.


    • Posted by Mel on 2011/09/20 at 09:24

      I started hearing about it a couple of years ago and you’re right, it is becoming more and more popular… who wouldnt want to talk like a pirate for a day?! I tried it at work for a bit… some strange looks, I guess they didn’t get the memo :0)


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