International Talk Like a Pirate Day Gives Everyone Excuse to Ham It Up

By JJ Duncan on
International Talk Like a Pirate Day is Saturday, and that means it's time to bust out those eyepatches and bad accents for one of the most unique holidays ever conceived. While real pirates of both past and present are generally nothing to celebrate, the holiday mostly celebrates the pi-radical image made popular in works such as Peter Pan, Treasure Island, and Pirates of the Caribbean. The holiday's creators, John “Ol Chumbucket” Baur and Mark “Cap’n Slappy” Summers, say the phenomenon...Read Full Story