National Talk Like a Pirate Day








Ahoy, Mateys!
It be National Talk Like a Pirate Day!

To celebrate, we will share with ye a few terms fer you to use today!


Ahoy: Hello! 
Avast: A command to stop
Aye: Yes!
Booty: Spoils from plunder/treasure
Buccaneer: Term for a pirate, usually from the 1600s
Cap'n: Captain
Chantey: A song
Cutlass: A type of sword used by pirates
Doubloon: A gold coin
Fer: For
Jolly Roger: The popular skull and crossbones flag
Kraken: A legendary sea monster
Land lubber: A person who doesn't have much 
experience at sea
Mutiny: To revolt, usually against the captain
Peg leg: A wooden leg
Plunder: To take whatever you want
Port: The left side of the ship
Scallywag: A scamp, or rascal
Sea dog: A pirate who is older and experienced
Starboard: The right side of the ship
Swab the deck: To mop the deck of the ship
Swashbuckler: A daredevil
Walk the plank: Walking the ship's plank until you 
plunged into the sea
Ye/Yer: You/Your













Comments

  1. Love this!!! Can't wait to hear the kids at the centers talking like pirates and I have a little surprise for them.

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