Help support TMP


"Why Do We Celebrate Talk Like a Pirate Day and Other" Topic


8 Posts

All members in good standing are free to post here. Opinions expressed here are solely those of the posters, and have not been cleared with nor are they endorsed by The Miniatures Page.

For more information, see the TMP FAQ.


Back to the Pirates Message Board


Action Log

30 Mar 2020 12:06 p.m. PST
by Editor in Chief Bill

  • Removed from Utter Drivel boardRemoved from Biplanes board
  • Changed starttime from
    30 Mar 2020 12:04 p.m. PST
    to
    30 Mar 2020 12:05 p.m. PST

Areas of Interest

Renaissance
18th Century

Featured Hobby News Article


Featured Link


Featured Showcase Article

Oddzial Osmy's 15mm Teutonic Crossbowmen 1410

The next Teutonic Knights unit - Crossbowmen!


Featured Workbench Article

Homemade Palm Trees

Dervel Fezian returns from Mexico with a new vision for making palm trees from scratch.


Featured Profile Article

Visiting with Wargame Ruins

The Editor takes a tour of resin scenics manufacturer Wargame Ruins, and in the process gets some painting tips...


459 hits since 29 Mar 2020
©1994-2021 Bill Armintrout
Comments or corrections?

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…"
Main page
link

Amicalement
Armand

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

(smile)

Amicalement
Armand

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

Ha!….

Amicalement
Armand

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!

Sorry - only verified members can post on the forums.