Happy 2009 International Talk Like a Pirate Day!

Pirates have been getting some pretty bad press over the past year. Rightly so!

But pirate culture is a deviant offshoot of maritime culture that celebrates open sea adventure and camaraderie. Today is International Talk Like a Pirate Day and that doesn’t mean learning to speak Somali but instead using lots of RRRR’s and silliness.

The Official International Talk Like a Pirate Day website.

I’ve rehashed some of my favorite piratical videos. Hope you scurvy dogs enjoy em!

Lesson # 1

YouTube – Talk Like a Pirate Day: The Five A’s

YouTube – The Pirate Song (colour) George Harrison

Here are a couple of videos that I recycled from last year because they arghh just that good.

As Republicans are to Democrats, Pirates arggh to Ninjas!

YouTube – Pirates Vs. Ninjas

YouTube – Talk like a Pirate


Not sure why, but this is one of my alltime favorites.

YouTube – You Are A Pirate (Lazy Town)

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Peter A. Mello

Father, son. Lifelong mariner, student of leadership, photographer. Professional creative placemaker.

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