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Re: International Talk Like A Pirate Day
« Reply #60 on: September 22, 2019, 09:15:20 am »
Thunderation! (not sure that's Newtonesque) Can we celebrate today instead? I'd like to shake up the congregation a little.  :laugh:
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Re: International Talk Like A Pirate Day
« Reply #61 on: September 22, 2019, 08:13:30 pm »
Shake it up, Lee!!!


Tell him when l come up to him and ask to play the record, l'm gonna say: ''Voulez-vous jouer ce disque?''
'Voulez-vous, will you kiss my dick?'
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Re: International Talk Like A Pirate Day
« Reply #62 on: September 19, 2023, 09:23:53 pm »
Aaaargh! We almost missed it! Today is International Talk Like A Pirate Day!  ;D
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Re: International Talk Like A Pirate Day
« Reply #63 on: September 19, 2023, 09:30:47 pm »
Many of the phrases that most people think of as pirate speech today can actually be traced back to the 1950s Disney movie Treasure Island, starring Robert Newton as fictional pirate Long John Silver.

"Newton's performance—full of 'arrs,' 'shiver me timbers,' and references to landlubbers—not only stole the show, it permanently shaped pop culture's vision of how pirates looked, acted, and spoke," Woodard said.

"Afterwards, Newtonesque pirates were everywhere, from Captain Hook to Captain McCallister of the Simpsons series."

And Johnny Depp has shaped it, or re-shaped it, from the Pirates of the Caribbean films. The last time I went to the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire, the cast of Elizabethan characters included "Sir Francis Drake"--except that Sir Francis looked like Capt. Jack Sparrow, I presume because he's now today's pop culture vision of how pirates looked.
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Re: International Talk Like A Pirate Day
« Reply #64 on: September 19, 2023, 10:27:29 pm »
arrrrrrrrrrrrrrgh!  Walk the plank you scallywag


Tell him when l come up to him and ask to play the record, l'm gonna say: ''Voulez-vous jouer ce disque?''
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Re: International Talk Like A Pirate Day
« Reply #65 on: September 20, 2023, 09:56:44 am »
 :laugh: :laugh:

I hereby declare this National Talk Like a Pirate Week. Yo ho ho and a bottle of rum!
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Re: International Talk Like A Pirate Day
« Reply #66 on: September 20, 2023, 10:43:16 am »
:laugh: :laugh:

I hereby declare this National Talk Like a Pirate Week. Yo ho ho and a bottle of rum!

I read this morning that there is also an International Talk Like Shakespeare Day on (what else?) April 23.
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Re: International Talk Like A Pirate Day
« Reply #67 on: September 20, 2023, 11:04:50 am »
I read this morning that there is also an International Talk Like Shakespeare Day on (what else?) April 23.

Marry, I hadn't heard of that!