Rrrrrr, me hearties

This Friday is the official "International Talk Like a Pirate Day".

Our office is in training for this auspicious occasion. It can take quite a bit of practice to roll one's R'ss convincingly... as in, "Rrrrrrrr, me hearties".

My colleague in this endeavour (task, not the famous ship) has sent around some useful links for those who wish to participate in this event. I've just participated in an online survey, to discover my "pirate name" is Mad Anne Rackham. It has a certain ring to it.

You may wish to discover your own pirate name at:

http://www.piratequiz.com/

Or you can study up the glossary of pirate words at:

http://www.io.com/~sj/PirateTalk.html

However, my favourite site on land-lubbing pirates comes from the marvellous "Lark News" site:

http://larknews.com/march_2005/secondary.php?page=3.

Enjoy!

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