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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP30 Mar 2020 11:04 a.m. PST

…Fake Holidays?

"On June 6, 1995, John Baur and Mark Summers were playing a friendly game of racquetball when, for some reason neither can quite remember, they started saying "Arr!" when returning a volley. That quickly turned into other funny pirate-isms, like "Now watch as I fire a broadside straight into your yardarm!" You know, as one does.

The duo decided that the pirate speak made the game—and life—so much more fun that they needed to start an international "talk like a pirate" day so that everyone and their mateys could know the joy of imitating a parrot and calling your boss a bilge rat…"
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Henry Martini30 Mar 2020 5:04 p.m. PST

Why then is the 19th of September TLAP Day?

Personal logo Florida Tory Supporting Member of TMP31 Mar 2020 2:51 a.m. PST

The linked article covers that.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP31 Mar 2020 11:35 a.m. PST



ZULUPAUL Supporting Member of TMP31 Mar 2020 12:44 p.m. PST

Simple answer…because we want to! Arrrgh matey!

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP01 Apr 2020 11:41 a.m. PST



Thresher01 Supporting Member of TMP01 Apr 2020 5:44 p.m. PST

Arrrr, 'tiz good fun, matey!

Henry Martini08 Apr 2020 5:34 a.m. PST

An' thar be nothin' quite like 'avin' yer timbers well an' truly shivered, shipmate!

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