Ahoy, buckos! If you haven’t heard, today be Talk Like a Pirate Day — worldwide. For your edification, here be three ways t’ add a little Captain t’ your day.
Learn the lingo
There’s an English-to-Pirate translator at the official ITLAPD website — helpful if you want to translate an email for your coworkers. If you just need a few vocab words, I can help you out:
- Hello = “Ahoy!”
- Friends = “buckos”
- Wife, girlfriend, female friend = “beauty”
- Coffee, beer, wine, water: It’s all grog today.
- Home = “port”
If you can’t quite get the hang of the pirate accent, this instructional video should do the trick.
Meet ALESTORM: Scottish pirate metal band. Your life will never be the same.
Have pirate fantasies
By “have pirate fantasies” I mean “enjoy this Pinterest board I put together of nautical and pirate-y home decor inspiration,” but if you want to have a daydream about what you would do to Keira Knightly or Johnny Depp — I won’t stand in your way.