Avast ye scurvey swine!
Happy Talk Like a Pirate Day!
Hard to believe it’s already September 19th. Arrrrrrr
It feels vaguely Fall-like here in Reno today. Windy, cloudy, and a bit of chill in the air. I’m thinking that soup may be a good choice for dinner. Not particularly reminiscent of the High Seas and Anne Bonney but comforting nonetheless.
Anyway, I’ve celebrated Talk Like a Pirate Day (TLAP) for at least six years. When Cabin Fever was still extant my employees were encouraged to dress in Pirate gear for this most amazing and special of days. Okay they were encouraged and threatened.
Cabin Fever on September 19th always featured appropriate décor (heh use your imagination and add a few cheaply acquired nautical props as well,), sales on pirate action figures, pirate flags, eyepatches and other accoutrements of the pirate life, espresso drink specials, contests (always purposely idiotic and amusing. To myself and the staff, not so much the customers) and of course there was much Talking Like Pirates.
Now that my career has careened I can only celebrate at home but I still wish to bring the joy and amazement of TLAP to you and yours.
Here are some Pirate Facts for your proverbial private pirate party enjoyment.
Let me leave you with one question though…
Is a Land Shark anything like a Land Ho?