Ahoy! It be National Talk Like a Pirate Day, and in honor of this fine occasion I’ve taken the trouble of translating a comment from this blog into pirate talk. Later I plan on mailing out eyepatches.
“Arr, me ship be silver. T’ same color as every other ship in t’ world. I be constantly losin’ it in grocery store dockin’ lots. T’ only thin’ that helps me locate it be t’ mauve and frankly kinda moldy whalebone “Lippy Parrot o’ Love” on t’ rudder, a memento from me first kinda sorta date with me first mate. Lippy Parrot o’ Love be a refugee from a Wendy’s sprogs meal. Arr, he must be some seventeen years old now (Oh me gawd, I be OLD!) and be kinda scorched lookin’. He’s perched on t’ rudder o’ every sin’le ship t’ matey and I have owned together. Kind o’ an evil eye wardin’ off sea danger and other assorted catastrophe. He frequently goes flyin’ when I turn a particularly tight coastline or drop me anchor too smartly.”
Sincerely, One-Eyed Scurvy Wee