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Tuesday, September 18, 2007

ARGH!! Tis Talk Like A Pirate Day Mateys!

"Why do we need an International Talk Like a Pirate Day?

Make no mistake. We do. But it's a little hard to articulate why, especially when you've made the mistake of referring to your wife as a scurvy bilge rat and tried to order her back into the galley.

Talking like a pirate is fun. It's really that simple."

So ye tinkle-footed landlubbers, put on yer best pirate garb and show this werld what we're made of. Argh!

Top Ten Pickup lines for use on International Talk Like a Pirate Day

10. Avast, me proud beauty! Wanna know why my Roger is so Jolly?

9. Have ya ever met a man with a real yardarm?

8. Come on up and see me urchins.

7. Yes, that is a hornpipe in my pocket and I am happy to see you.

6. I'd love to drop anchor in your lagoon.

5. Pardon me, but would ya mind if fired me cannon through your porthole?

4. How'd you like to scrape the barnacles off of me rudder?

3. Ya know, darlin’, I’m 97 percent chum free.

2. Well blow me down?

And the number one pickup line for use on International Talk Like a Pirate Day is …

1. Prepare to be boarded.


  1. Avast, me matey, but yer link to "Internaational Talk Like a Pirate Day" be broken. Ye better fix it quick before I keelhaul you for being the scurvy dog ye are. Arrrrrr.

  2. Arr! Thank ya so kindly sir, you arrrr a real bloke Captain Jim. The scurvy-lipped link-thieving demoness of the sea shall no longer haunt this 'ere blog.


  3. Capt'n Z - ye might enjoy the chanty I found by Cap't Tom Smith. Sail o'er to me site fer a listen.

  4. "Avast behind there!"

    (Pirates like 'em beefy)

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