Tuesday, September 19, 2006

Talk Like a Pirate Day

One of my favourite blogs tells me it's Talk Like a Pirate Day. You probably didn't know that.


  1. Well in that case.. "Ooh ah m'hearties..." Oops, a little of my Norfolk charm came out there.

  2. It seems like only weeks since the last Talk Like a Pirate Day. Why are the years passing so fast? Because they Aaarr..
    L.J. Silver

  3. With a dreadful feeling of doom I opened this page expecting to see the cliched depictions of us pirates as speaking in this hackneyed guttural ignorant way. Well I for one have had enough. We are actually a very polite and mannered bunch while propaganda has chosen to paint us as a bunch of cut-throat treasure-hunting, never-washing parrot-owning bunch of thugs. And the names we are given like Bluebeard are frankly ridiculous.
    Yours in sadness
    MadEyes Jim

  4. And I'd like to add that John Betjeman is most certainly a poet of national importance.