Talk like a Pirate Day ecAAAAAARRRRRRRRd


Text reads:

Me mate Redgee, the scallywag, smartly informed me that today is International Talk Like A Pirate Day!

So don your tricorn you swashbuckler and make all the lubbers walk da plank!


“Oh, har har! You scurvy dog! You got me monologuing!”

– Terry One-eye

Inspired by same time last year.

Image from Worth1000’s Photoshop Contest, quote inspired by IMDB memorable quotes.

7 thoughts on “Talk like a Pirate Day ecAAAAAARRRRRRRRd

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  2. Blake told me that in addition to adding the infamous Pirate emoticon, the folks at Meebo added a Talk Like A Pirate filter which transforms all your incoming and outgoing IMs into pirate speak!


    Here is this in Meebo pirate speak:

    Blake t’ld me that in addition t’ adding th’ infamous Buccaneer emoticon, to be sure, by Blackbeard’s sword, I’ll warrant ye, th’ folks at Meebo added a Talk Like A Buccaneer filter which transforms all yer incoming and outgoing IMs into buccaneer speak! We’ll keel-haul ye! Shiver me timbers!

    ARRR, Arrrr! We’ll keel-haul ye, Arrrr!!!

    Just type “pirateon” in Meebo.

  3. Here is the AOL System Msg in Pirate Speak:

    [15:41] AOL System Msg: Yer screen name (DELETED) has signed in from another location. This screen name is currently signed in at 2 locations. T’ sign off th’ other location(s), reply t’ this message with th’ number 1. Click here fer more information, ye scurvey dog.

    LOVE IT!

  4. I received some interesting responses from my eCard. Suitably anonymized:

    “My one-year-old son’s name is “Stormalong”. He’s got a future of pirate talking in front of him. Yesterday I tried to get him to go “yarrrrr”, but I didn’t have much luck.”

    “It’s is aaarrd for me to ignore the aaaarduous efforts you’ve gone through with the aaaaartwork below. I thank you from the bottim o me aaaaaaart.P

    “AAAAARRRRRRRRRR backatcha! Enjoy the day, matey!!!”

    “Sweet! Like I need an excuse to talk like a Pirate…”

    Shiver me timbers!!!!

    “Too bad Pittsburg lost in Monday Night Football. ”

    “Yar. I taught pirate aerobics yesterday. Then I made them do some planks.”

  5. Here was a random IM conversation I had yesterday with a friend I haven’t talked to in years (edited):

    C: you’re hillarious. thanks for the ecard.

    Me: Arr! Me buxom beauty! How is the runt, X, and that lubber of a husband of yours, J?

    C: all are great. i dunno how to talk like a pirate

    Me: On meebo, all you have to do is type “pirateon” in any IM window and then just IM people regular like.

    Me: All incoming and outgoing IMs are translated into pirate.

    Me: As fer me, I pref’r me bucaneer au-natur’l!

    Me: But meebo’s pirate is good fer the lubbers!

    C: hehe. rock on.

    Me: Hmm it be lookin’ like you need a gangsta to pirate dictionary, me lass!


    C: i need to start thinking about dinner

    Me: Okay, tell J I said Hi.

    C: oh will do.

    Me: If he doesn’t say hi back, I be makin’ him walk the plank, by Blackbeard’s sword!

    C: and i’ll tell X too. but he might not understand.

    C: too much!

    C: byee

    Me: Teach X to say “ARRRR!”

    Me: I think he can do that at least. 😀

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