rock out to the apparatus
It be Talk Like a Pirate Day, mateys, and Language Log has th’ history of “arr”. And here’s a free pirate song for ye.
Additional celebrations: Objectin’ like a pirate, scurvy sea doggerel, and a pirate jesus!
John Vidale wrote:
This morning, my kid was playing scrabble on my cell phone, while we were on the way to campus. She wanted a hint, so I suggested “yar”, which would get her 26 points. Sure enough, it was in the scrabble dictionary, although defined as nimble, not as pirate parlance.
Posted 19 Sep 2005 at 10:37 am ¶
Th’ scrabble dictionary be a landlubbin’ bilge-rat, arr.
Posted 19 Sep 2005 at 10:51 am ¶
Yeah!!!! *claps and laughs*… Ummm. I mean, Arrrrr!!! *Mean pirate look*. Hmmm, I’m looking around for something I can make into an eyepatch.
Posted 19 Sep 2005 at 12:29 pm ¶
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