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Arr! Talk Like a Pirate!


Ahoy, mateys! 'Tis that time o' year again ... September 19 be Talk Like a Pirate Day! An' we Robert Newton fans know who we 'as t' thank fer introducin' that distinctive swagger an' eyeroll an' the accent an' especially the "arrrrrrrrr" t' how we all conceives o' pirate talk today. So if ee be hankerin' t' learn t' speak proper-like, clap yer deadlamps upon this 'ere page: http://www.mooncove.com/newton/lines.htm 'n' learn from the master. An' if ee be lookin' fer some shipmates t' gab with, arr, ye've come t' the right place. Just sit ee down at table to starboard and let's jaw!

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Take a listen to this little shantey, mateys; here be a man what recognizes the true arrr-iginator of TLAPD:

 www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Ni6QILslus


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Top o' the marrnin' to 'ee, Matey!
Thank 'ee kindly for the invitation. I am sat at table to starboard, enjoying a plate of ham and buttered eggs!
Arr, that chantey, it 'twere sung real pretty like, you may lay to that! It warms me ol' 'eart to hear credit given to our Bobbie!
Now for an happle to chew on, so's I don't come down w' scurvy!

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Avast!! By all that's owin' I missed Talk Like A Pirate Day!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Arrr, I be a lily-livered swab an' no mistake...

Hope you all had a brilliant TLAPD!!!!

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ey ey me maty
lower da boom swab the deck, ah ya get a bettin' wif the cat of nine tails. ah you might walk the plank and be with davie jones.... mess wif me and I kick you's with my good leg. arrrr arrrrrr
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blow da man down boy ahhh blow da man down, yo ho blow da man down!
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Top of the mornin' to 'ee all!

You know what today be, don't 'ee?

Arrr!!! 'Appy International Talk Like a Pirate Day!

Pay a call on the Cask & Anchor Inn and Miss Purity to fetch a noggin' of rum and salute our Bobbie - Cap'n Silver...Ha Harr!!!

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Avarst, Mates ~
'Appy International Talk Like a Pirate Day!

Clap on sail and make for the Cask 'N Anchor. Miss Purity'll 'ave a noggin' of rum waiting for 'ee. Ha Harr! emoticon

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