Friday, September 19, 2014

HandmadeMN Fun Friday Finds ~ Skull and Crossbones

by Mollie
mollieMYDESIGN

Yarr! Don yer eye patches and grab yer doubloons!
Today's the day ye best be talkin' like a pirate, matey.
It's International Talk Like a Pirate day.

And ye best be plunderin' these beauties I've gathered for today's Fun Friday Finds.

https://www.etsy.com/treasury/ODczOTA3M3wyNzI0MjM2MTQ3/handmademn-fun-friday-finds-skull-and

Started in 1995 by John Baur and Mark Summers (Ol' Chumbucket and Cap'n Slappy) when one of them shouted out "Arrrr!" as they were playing a friendly game of racquetball, International Talk Like a Pirate Day is now celebrated around the world. What was once an inside joke is now an international "holiday" -  and you can find out more about it here.

And if you need to brush up on your pirate jargon, here's a fun site that will get you goin': http://www.speakpirate.com/.)




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