Friday, September 19, 2014

HandmadeMN Fun Friday Finds ~ Skull and Crossbones

by Mollie

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.

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':