I was recently reminded that Friday is International Talk Like A Pirate Day (thanks Megzy)!
According to Wikipedia: "September 19 is the day when everyone in the world should talk like a pirate. For example, an observer of this holiday would greet friends not with "Hello," but with "Ahoy, me hearty!" The holiday, and its observance, springs from a romanticized view of the Golden Age of Piracy."
As a child in the Bahamas, I grew up with pirate stories. I remember locals telling naughty children that if they didn't behave they would sell them for pirates booty. You can read about the history of Bahamian pirates here. Disney filmed scenes for Pirates two and three in the Bahamas.
Just for fun, I've decided to give away a set of my
(shipping included, open to US residents only)
Just a leave a comment here, between now and Saturday Sept. 20th at midnight and I will announce the winner on Sunday Sept 21. Just remember to leave your email or blog link so I can contact you.
So hoist your jolly roger, pour yourself a grog and enjoy a swashbucklin' day! Yo Ho Ho!