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Talk like a Pirate Day will Soon be here:

I'm talking about September 19th, International Talk Like a Pirate Day in case you weren't aware. This proud and bold tradition of excellence was started by Cap'n Slappy and Ol' Chumbucket of the Dread Sloop Festering Boil, terror of the high seas.

Learn about it by googleing it and stop being a zero so you can start being a hero (well...anti-hero and smooth walk'n cool drink'n lady kill'n dude anyway) by joining the millions out there around the world (including some hulksters I have no doubt) who are already jumped up on the good ship "Bandwagon" (also known as "the bridge your friends would jump off of", and occasionally "sheeple" by talking like a Pirate.

Here are some PirRADiccal terms for you to help scurvy up your speech and let others know that you mean business:

Blunderbuss: not just an awesome word, but also an extremely awesome weapon (remember those old cartoons with the Puritanically attired Elmer hunting a "scwoowee" American Native "Wabbit"? Had a big horn looking end on the barrel and other wise looked like a fancy shotgun? that's a blunderbuss!

mizzenmast: a mast on the ship (the pole the sail hangs from) that is behind the mainsail or mains'l

Bung: the cork in the barrel that blocked the bunghole (stuff on a ship, i.e. pickled all sorts of stuff and rum or beer, would be stored in a barrel with a hole on one end called a bunghole which then would be blocked with the bung until some thirsty or hungry seadog would come along and unbung the bunghole and drink his fill). I really enjoyed that.

the cut o' yer jib: this refers to someones face, or to something the other person was doing or saying when used more generally. So if you thought someone had a trust worthy face you would  say " I like the cut of your jib sir! To indicate that they seemed like a solid dude. Or if they made a suggestion you could agree by telling them that there jib was rubbing you quite the right way indeed. Only say it a little less creepy than that. Dude.

There are loads and loads more examples of Piratical Speachifying, search the seas on yer on for that thar treasure matey, that be the doin's of a far farrrrrrrr! less busy man then me. I can hear the tip o' the tot of the ping pong tiddly of the nuclear sub ( the best drink in the Pub !!!!) calling me moniker HAR HAR !!!!!

  • Mood: Amused
  • Listening to: Are you Experienced : Jimi Hendrix
  • Reading: The Alphabet of Manliness Maddox
  • Watching: your mom.
  • Playing: LARP until the break of 7:30!!!
  • Eating: Tribbles
  • Drinking: Shame


Daniel Lewis
Artist | Professional | Traditional Art
United States
Current Residence: Virginia
Favourite genre of music: ROCK AND ROLL
Favourite photographer: Murray Allen
Favourite style of art: pen and ink traditional
Operating System: Windows XP
MP3 player of choice: no thanks already have a computer
Shell of choice: what? um... nautilus
Wallpaper of choice: Dogs playing poker (badass right?)
Skin of choice: current: anglo saxon but maybe plaid
Favourite cartoon character: Hong Kong Fooy
Personal Quote: I wake up in the morning and I piss excellence

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William-John-Holly Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you for the comment and the favorite! Wicked-awesome gallery, I'll be watching!
NicksPencil Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Many thanks for adding my drawing, No More Lies, to your Favourites :iconhigh-five-plz:
brandimillerart Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2011  Professional General Artist
Thank you for the favorite!
JohnVichlenski Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2011  Professional General Artist
:spidey: Thanks for the :+fav:!
JonBeanHastings Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2007  Professional General Artist
Thanks for the METAAAAAAAAL fav! Rock ON! \mm/
sailorsiriusstar Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2007
Thank you for the fav and comment!
Hylian-Battle-Cry Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2007
Thanks for the :+fav:!
randomflyingpigeons Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2007  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks for the :+fav:s :D

freya50 Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2007
Thanks for the fav, my friend. :wave:
DavidGsomething Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2007
thanks for the comment! cool stuff yourself man!
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