Arrgghhhh It’s me favourite day of thee year shipmates!

Ahoy, Me Hearties! This National Day sails away annually on September 19th.

Yo Ho Ho bilge rats! Today is the day where you might hear people saying, “Avast ye,” “Blow me down, Bucko,” “Grog” “Hornswaggle,” and many other pirate-like phrases, because it’s International Talk Like a Pirate Day.


Anchor’s away! Get your sea legs and a bag o’ dubloons to procure a barrel o’ rum and splice the mainbrace! You can join in anytime with your own version of Pirate-ese. Want to learn more on talking like a pirate? Go to Use #TalkLikeAPirateDay to share on social media.


International Talk Like a Pirate Day was founded by John Baur and Mark Summers (aka Ol’ Chumbucket and Cap’n Slappy) in 1995.

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