A day when people everywhere can swash their buckles and add a touch of larceny to their dialogue by talking like pirates: for example, Arr, matey, it be a fine day. While its inherently a guy thing, women have been known to enjoy the day because they have to be addressed as me beauty. Celebrated by millions on all seven continents. Arr! Annually, Sept 19. Read more at http://www.talklikeapirate.com/.
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