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John "Ol' Chumbucket" Baur and Mark "Cap'n Slappy" Summers came up with the idea for Talk Like a Pirate Day during an ill-fated game of racquetball way back in 1995, making it the first holiday that ever originated as a sports injury. They adamantly deny that there was any grog-swilling involved, though they both admit to swilling more than their fair share of grog at other times.--This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
Quick shipping something different for reading on how to be a piratePublished 4 months ago by Chris MaRLEY
This is really a good book - funny and full of fun facts. Be careful you might learn something! It may have been just me but sometimes it seemed a tad wordy for my liking - but I... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Amazon Customer
This book is so much fun to read that I cannot put it down. It males me want to peirce my ear and grown my beard out and make you walk the plank.Published 18 months ago by Kindle Customer
As a raging pirate junkie and a nerd, I have a vast collection of books just about every book on piracy. Read morePublished on October 16, 2011 by Piratical Bug
"The Pirate Life" is written in bespectacled Pirate speak that pours what they call Pir-attitude "Arrr Matey. What's that your carryin' 'neath yur nickers? Read morePublished on April 13, 2010 by Michael
The book is just an elaboration on the "Talk like a Pirate Day" and if you think that is funny, you'll like this book. Read morePublished on March 3, 2008 by G. Powell
This had a few funny bits, but I think I only laughed out loud twice. The second half of the book was painful, it had gotten so predictable. I could have finished it for them. Read morePublished on November 1, 2007 by Heather Jo
Great for "Talk Like a Pirate Day" or any day you just want to smile, this book is jam-packed with ideas and vocabulary for a modern buccaneer.Published on October 9, 2007 by Jill Rust
This would be the quintessential tome on how to be a pirate, if pirates could read and used word like "quinessential" and "tome". Read morePublished on July 8, 2007 by Mr. Douglas T. Reimer