Talk like a pirate

A few phrases to use today on “Talk like a Pirate day”.

Aaaarrrrgggghhhh! – exhortation of discontent or disgust

Ahoy, Matey – Hello, my friend!

Blow me down! – expression of shock of disbelief akin to “Holy Crap!”

Booty – treasure

Keelhaul – punishment in which a person where dragged underneath the pirate ship from side to side and was lacerated by the barnacles on the vessel

Lad, lass, lassie – a younger person

Shiver me timbers! – comparable to “Holy Crap!”

Son of a Biscuit Eater – insult directed towards someone you don’t like

Thar she blows! – Whale sighting

Yo Ho Ho – cheerful exhortation to demand attention

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