Avast! It be International Pirate Day. Are Ye Prepared? (Video)
Sep 19, 2014 08:39AM
● By Brian Ostrovsky
Mark Summers ("Cap'n Slappy") and John Baur ("Ol' Chumbucket"), founders of Talk Like a Pirate Day. Courtesy Creative Commons
Silliness, after all, is the main selling point for this Beauty of a holiday.
According to Wikipedia, "International Talk Like a Pirate Day (ITLAPD, September 19) is a parodic holiday created in 1995 by John Baur (Ol' Chumbucket) and Mark Summers (Cap'n Slappy), of Albany, Oregon, U.S., who proclaimed September 19 each year as the day when everyone in the world should talk like a pirate."
Heading to the bar tonight? Here are a few Pirate pickup lines you might (not) want to try... spoiler alert, the number one pirate pickup line is "Prepare to be boarded"