September 19th is "International Talk Like a Pirate Day," but talking like a pirate can be fun every day!
Edgar Wibble has some tips, jokes and jargon fer ye to try out on yer matey's!
Talk like a pirate day started out as a joke between two friends, after one of them said "Aarrrr" after getting an owie while playing racquetball. Now people all over celebrate it by talking like a pirate on September 19th. You can joke with your friends and family as well, anytime you want.
To start talking like a pirate close one eye, talk in a deeper gravely type voice and say "Arrrr" a lot. Then use the jokes below and some of the jargon throughout the day.
Q: How come nobody played cards with the Pirate?
A: Cause he was standing on the deck
Q: What vegetables do Pirates fear?
Q: What's a Pirate's favorite letter?
A: "P" - It would be "R" but it's missing a leg
Q: Why do Pirates carry a bar of soap?
A: To wash them ashore
Q: Why do Pirates carry swords?
A: Because swords can't walk
Q: Where did the Pirate meet his girlfriend?
Now you tell the following jokes and try to talk like a Pirate:
Do Ye know, if ye rip a hole in a net, it'll have fewer holes!
To err is human, to Aarrr is seriously Pirate!
Me bets jellyfish be sad there are no peanut butter fish!
I bought me a pen that writes underwater. But it writes other words too!
Ya know what me favorite place to eat is? IHOP!
When I was a lad, I had me a pet shark, but it got taken away. It was a loan shark!
Ye know what me gots on me last report card? Seven "C's"!
Here's some more Pirate jargon that you might use in your conversations today:
Ahoy - Hello
Avast - Stop that
Aye Aye - Yes - I got it
Briny Deep - the Ocean
Bucko - a friend
Chowder Head - A silly person
Me Hearties - My friends
Lad - a boy
Landlubber - someone unfamiliar or awkward at sea
Lass - a girl
Me - Myself, or I
Ramshackle - Rundown or broken
Shiver me timbers - Something said if your Shocked or surprised
Swab - To Clean
Thar she blows - A whale sighting
Togs - Clothes
Ye - You