Friday, September 19, 2014

Talk Like a Pirate Day

Arrrrgh, Mateys!

Well, shiver me timbers, today is "International Talk Like a Pirate Day." So dust off your cutlass, don a tricorn hat, or tuck a treasure map inside your dress (if you're not an Anne Bonney or Mary Reed, you might consider different attire)...and face the world of land lubbers like the buccaneer you know you can be.

If you need a bit of encouragement, check out this web site: Remember, talk like a pirate. You can do it!

Our latest Ocracoke Newsletter is the story of late 19th century steamship traffic to Ocracoke, and the large Victorian hotel that accommodated the guests. You can read the article here:


  1. Anonymous11:57 AM

    Many pirates were Scots, no? Scotland was Brave yesterday to put it to a vote. Cue the Bagpipes.

  2. Kevin3:57 PM

    Philip, I found Pirate Utopias on t' web, if you be interested. This be t' book I told you about in August, t' book about t' Barbary Pirates.