Ahoy there, Central Wisconsin!
'Tis once again time fer th' best 'n most serious holiday o' th' year, International Talk Like a Pirate Day! 'Tis a fairly simple holiday- all ye needs t' do be natter like a pirate wit' yer mateys. If ye've a mind ter participate in the celebration, we've got resources for ye.
Th' holiday apparently began as a joke between mateys in 1995, but got popularized by newspaper columnist Dave Barry in 2002. USA Today spins th' full tale of th' storied history of Talk Like a Pirate Day, teh keep ye entertained on a long sea voyage.
We've hunted up a list o' piratey phrases ye can work into general natter t' help yer pirate speech shine like a navigational beacon in a stormy sea.