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Talk like a pirate day

Published September 19th, 2006 by Bobby Henderson

September 19th is International Talk Like a Pirate Day.

This is important for a number of reasons, but for Pastafarians it provides a convenient source of pirate-behavior data to substantiate the Pirates Vs. Temperature correlation which serves as a keystone of our religion. We expect to see a considerable drop in temperature worldwide on Tuesday the 19th, due to the widespread pirate activity taking place.

I will be collecting quantitative temperature data via the interwebs, but if you have anecdotal (or specious) evidence of unseasonably cold weather, please describe it for us as a comment to this post.

Also, if you’ve done anything amazingly piratey today, please leave a comment about it. We all need to do our part to reverse Global Warming.

You can expect a thorough report of my findings on Wednesday or Thursday.

-bobby



218 Responses to “Talk like a pirate day”

  1. willeboy says:

    arggh me hearties shiver me douglas with some gravy ahoy oh me eye patch has fallen off

  2. matt hobbs dot net aka :(grumpy): » Blog Archive » Carbon offsetting Vs Talking Like a Pirate says:

    [...] Its also proven by at least two people that talking like a pirate on international talk like a pirate day cooled their hometowns.  Need proof?  It’s all here:  it cooled my planet. [...]

  3. kate says:

    I think as far as anything piraty for today goes…I just drank alot and got into a sword fight with my roomate…gotta love the raping and pillaging tho

  4. Etay says:

    I love Talk Like a Pirate Day. I actually had a little kid come up to me one September 19th and ask me if I was really a Pirate. I responded, “That I be, me hearty,” then he got a confused look on his face, and I knew he wanted to ask about 20 more questions. But he just walked away silently.

  5. Kirsten Hatfield says:

    Yarr i be dressed like a pirate at me school and evARRyone was confuzed. I even made clevARR puns like can you pass me my calculatARR and we have a test and cARRbohydrates. i found it halARRious, my eyepatch be annoying tho
    yarr
    -Kirsten

  6. ari says:

    i made my own eyepatch.

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