Ahoy Matey! Talk like a pirate on September 19

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SACRAMENTO -- September 19 marks the treasured day for pirates around the world as it's "Talk like a Pirate Day."

Here are some Pirate terms to get ye through the day:

  • Ahoy! - Hello!
  • Avast! - It can be used in a sense of surprise.
  • Aye! - Why yes, I agree most heartily with everything you just said or did!
  • Aye, Aye! - I'll get right on that!
  • Bilge-sucking - Insult
  • Bucko - A buccaneer
  • Davy Jones' Locker - Fabled mythical place at the bottom of the ocean where the evil spirit of Davy Jones brings pirates and sailors to die.
  • Jolly Rodger - Pirate's flag including white skull and cross bones.
  • Pirate's Booty! - Pirate's treasure and also a modern day snack that's' good anytime! Pirate's Booty is a deliciously baked rice and corn puff that's baked, all-natural trans-fat and gluten-free.
  • Poopdeck - The part of a ship farthest to the back, which is usually above the captains quarters.
  • Scallywag - Mild insult similar to rapscallion or rouge.
  • Scurvy Dog - The pirate talking directly to you with mild insult.
  • Shark Bait - Will soon join Davy Jones' Locker.
  • Shiver me timbers! - Comparable to "Holy crap!"
  • Son of a biscuit eater - Insult directed towards someone you don't like.
  • Three sheets to the wind - Someone who is very drunk.
  • Walk the plank - Punishment in which a person walks off a board jutting over the side of the ship while at sea. The ultimate consequence is drowning and a visit to Davy Jones' Locker.
  • Yo Ho Ho - Cheerful expression to demand attention

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