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Everyone has a little bit of pirate in them right? So why not show us just how good you are at talking like a pirate on September 19th. This holiday is a day to enjoy yourself and celebrate the history of pirates. Part of the fun is having pirate parties, dressing up like pirates, eating pirate food and talking like a pirate.
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Mark Summers ("Cap'n Slappy") and John Baur ("Ol' Chumbucket"), founders of Talk Like a Pirate Day.
How can I celebrate Talk Like A Pirate Day?

1) Ye learn to talk like a pirate!
Since it's International Talk like a Pirate Day, part of the fun of the day is learning all about the speach of a pirate. Grammer school students have fun playing the role of a pirate as they practice the pirate language.   eeerrr mateee

Addled - Mad, insane
Ahoy! - "Hello!"
Avast! - Stop and give attention. "Hey!" or               "Who goes there?”
Aye! - yes, I agree
Arrr! - yes, I agree, I'm happy, I'm enjoying this     beer
Arrrgh - anoyed
Bilge! - Nonsense, foolish talk
Black Spot - Warning that a pirate is marked            for death
Bosun - Petty officer
Bowsprit - Slanted spar at a ship's prow
Buccaneer - Caribbean pirate
Chantey -  A sailor's work song
Corsair - Romantic term for pirate
Davy Jones' locker - bottom of the sea
Deadlights - Eyes
Gangway! - "Get out of my way!”
Grog - Any alcoholic drink
Handsomely - Quickly
Jolly Roger - Pirates' skull-and-crossbones flag
Lights - Lungs
Prow - "Nose" of the ship
Splice the mainbrace - Have a drink
Tar - Sailor
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2) Ayyyy Matey, ye learn about Pirates
Well...... this is a fun day of celebrating pirates.  Many schools use this day to teach students all about Pirate History and folk lore.
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3) Ye Dress like a Pirate
The first of September is a popular month for searching out and buying Pirate Costumes.  Pirate Costume parties have become a tradition on this day for adults just as much as for children. 
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4) Ye Party like a Pirate
Everyone loves to watch Pirate Movies! Pull out the big mugs of coolaid and barrels of popcorn and have some movie fun.  We found a great place to find Pirate DVD Movies so go get yourself a movie and get ready for "Talk Like A Pirate Day."
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5) Ye eats like a Pirate
Children love to dress as pirates and eat cake and ice cream while the adults love to take on the tradition of drinking run and flavored party drinks while in costume as well.  You can learn more about Pirate Party Ideas on our Pirate Party Page. To get you started here's some popular food ideas.

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References:
Find more information at wikipedia
Why Talk like a Pirate & How visit this website
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External Links:
The Original Talk Like A Pirate Day Web site, by John Baur and Mark Summers.
Talk Like A Pirate Day Web site, UK.
Talk Like A Pirate Day Web site, Australia.
Talk Like A Pirate Day Web site, NL.
Getting to Know ... International Talk Like A Pirate Day
Interview with the founders on how it started
Translate text or web pages to Pirate on the fly
Plymouth Pirate Day, UK.
How to Talk Like a Pirate, web page offer popular pirate phrases, sayings and sound files.
When is Talk like a Pirate Day?
Yeeee September 19th each and every year is: "International Talk Like A Pirate Day."
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What Type of Holiday is this?
It is labeled a Unofficial Observance
September Observance
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What is this Holiday for?
Everyone has a little bit of pirate in them right? So why not show us  all on this pirate theme holiday just how good you are at talking like a pirate. This holiday is a day to enjoy yourself and celebrate the history of pirates. Part of the fun is having pirate parties, dressing up like pirates, eating pirate food and talking like a pirate. You would think that this holiday is just for kids but pirate parties are actually celebrated more by adults than by children. Wow! Who would of guess that one! I think it's mainly because adults still like to drink the famous Grog drink or at least pretend they do. hahaha!  So on International Talk like a Pirate Day get all your friends together.... here's your excuse to be a pirate for a day.
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Origin of International Talk like a Pirate Day:
International Talk Like a Pirate Day (ITLAPD) is a parodic holiday created in 1995 by John Baur (Ol' Chumbucket) and Mark Summers (Cap'n Slappy), of Albany, Oregon, U.S., who proclaimed September 19th each year as 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, matey!" The holiday, and its observance, springs from a romanticized view of the Golden Age of Piracy.
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Background
According to Summers, the day is the only holiday to come into being as a result of a sports injury. He has stated that during a racquetball game between Summers and Baur, one of them reacted to the pain with an outburst of "Aaarrr!", and the idea was born. That game took place on June 6, 1995, but out of respect for the observance of D-Day, they chose Summers' ex-wife's birthday, as it would be easy for him to remember.

At first an inside joke between two friends, the holiday gained exposure when John Baur and Mark Summers sent a letter about their invented holiday to the American syndicated humor columnist Dave Barry in 2002. Barry liked the idea and promoted the day. Growing media coverage of the holiday after Barry's column has ensured that this event is now celebrated internationally, and Baur and Summers now sell books and T-shirts on their website related to the theme. Part of the success for the international spread of the holiday has been attributed to non-restriction of the idea or trademarking, in effect opening the holiday for creativity and "viral" growth.

Baur and Summers found new fame in the 2006 season premiere episode of ABC's Wife Swap, first aired September 18, 2006. They starred in the role of "a family of pirates" along with John's wife, Tori. Baur also appeared on the June 26, 2008 episode of Jeopardy!, where he was introduced as a "writer and pirate from Albany, Oregon."

As the association of pirates with peg legs, parrots, and treasure maps was popularized in Robert Louis Stevenson's novel Treasure Island (1883), the book has had a significant influence on parody pirate culture.
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Linguistic background
Actor Robert Newton, who specialized in portraying pirates, especially Long John Silver in the 1950 Disney film Treasure Island, and in the 1954 Australian film Long John Silver, and as the title character in the 1952 film Blackbeard, the Pirate, is described as the "patron saint" of Talk Like A Pirate Day. Newton was born in Dorset and educated in Cornwall, and it was his native West Country dialect, which he used in his portrayal of Long John Silver and Blackbeard, that some contend is the origin of the standard "pirate accent".

The archetypal pirate grunt "Arrr!" (alternatively "Rrrr!" or "Yarrr!") first appeared in fiction as early as 1934 in the film Treasure Island starring Lionel Barrymore, and was used by a character in the 1940 novel Adam Penfeather, Buccaneer by Jeffrey Farnol. However it was popularized and widely remembered with Robert Newton's usage in the classic 1950 Disney film Treasure Island. It has been speculated that the rolling "rrr" has been associated with pirates because of the location of major ports in the West Country of England, drawing labor from the surrounding countryside, West Country speech in general, and Cornish speech in particular, may have been a major influence on a generalized British nautical speech. This can be seen in the Gilbert and Sullivan operetta The Pirates of Penzance, which is set in Cornwall; although the play did not (originally) use the phrase "arrr", the pirates used words with a lot of rrr's such as "Hurrah" and "pour the pirate sherry".
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Examples of pirate sayings

From Lt. Robert Maynard's report of Blackbeard at the Battle of Ocracoke:

He styl'd us 'young puppies' and shouted 'May the Devil take my soul if I ever gives quarter or asks it of ye!'

"Damn ye, yellow-bellied sapsuckers, I'm a better man than all of ye milksops put together" - Blackbeard

The only written records recovered from Blackbeard's ship, the Adventure, after his death ran as follows:

Such a day, rum all out- Our company somewhat sober- A damned confusion amongst us !- Rogues a-plotting - Great talk of separation- so I looked sharp for a prize- Such a day found one with a great deal of liquor on board, so kept the company hot, damned hot, then things went well again.

Treasure Island
One of the most influential books on popular notions of pirate speech was Treasure Island, a novel by Robert Louis Stevenson, from which sample quotes include:

"Bring me one noggin of rum, now, won't you,        matey."
"Avast, there!"
"Dead men don't bite."
"Shiver my timbers!" (often pronounced as            "Shiver me timbers!")
"Fifteen men on a dead man's chest — Yo-ho-      ho, and a bottle of rum!"
"Have I lived this many years, and a son of a         rum puncheon cock his hat athwart my hawse at     the latter end of it?"
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Derivatives
This "In popular culture" section may contain minor or trivial references. Please reorganize this content to explain the subject's impact on popular culture rather than simply listing appearances, and remove trivial references. (November 2010)

Tom Smith has written and recorded the song "Talk Like a Pirate Day," the official anthem of the holiday.
The holiday is observed by the followers of the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster, who consider pirates to be the Flying Spaghetti Monster's chosen people.
The search engine Google released the Pirate Edition of their homepage on September 19, 2008.
On Talk Like a Pirate Day 2008, Facebook allowed its members to choose the language option English (Pirate), which incorporated many pirate terms into the Facebook layout (for example, 'Write on Joe Smith's wall' became 'Scrawl on Joe Smith's plank'). The site now offers the option year round.
Several MMOs, such as Aion: The Tower of Eternity, Guild Wars, World of Warcraft, Kingdom of Loathing, RuneScape and Lord of the Rings Online have introduced special events for the day, permitting characters to receive special appearances or special in-game prizes or drops. "Cap'n Slappy" and "Ol' Chumbucket" even make an appearance in World of Warcraft as pirates who host the holiday. In Pirates of the Caribbean Online the developers had given a contest for users to post new phrases to their "Speedchat" system of talking, for the years 2008 and 2009. They made a change in plans for the 2010 event, wherein they made special in-game appearances of East India Trading Co. Black Guard leaders, who wanted to learn how to talk like pirates.
The UK milk brand Cravendale created an iPhone application for 2008's Talk Like a Pirate Day, which included a pirate sentence creator, as well as a pirate radio that played tracks such as "Seagulls & Alcohol" by Oa-Seas and "Arrgh You Lonesome Tonight" by Elvis Presley.