International Talk Like a Pirate Day

Yesterday was International Talk Like a Pirate Day. During our Saturday Safari, pirate-y fun seemed to jump out at us at every turn. We saw pirate cards and pirate shot glasses at Limonaia on Polk St.

We saw a fish shaped watering can that only a pirate could love on clearance at Cole Hardware.

If a pirate needed a flower pot, I'm sure this is the one he would use. Who needs a head when a jaunty bouquet will do?

If pirates lived in modern times, I think they would drive monster trucks like this one.

There was even a pirate ship docked near Fisherman's Wharf!

While the Bushman of San Francisco isn't strictly a pirate, he uses the same surprise tactics. For 27 years, he has been camouflaging himself with greenery and jumping out at unsuspecting tourists. Here, we caught him out of his natural element on the #10 MUNI bus.

Can you believe I actually saw a real pirate on International Talk Like a Pirate Day?! This jaunty lass was waiting in line for the loo at Opera in the Ballpark.

Arghhhhh...

What a fun day. For those of you that speak pirate, I've taken the liberty of translating this post from English to Pirate for your benefit. Enjoy!

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Aye, yesterday was International Talk Like a Pirate Day. A pence for an old man o'de sea? Aye, durin' our Saturday Safari, pirate-y fun seemed t' jump out at us at e'ery turn. Gar. Aye, we saw pirate cards and pirate shot glasses at Limonaia on Polk St. Aye. Arrr, we saw a fish shaped waterin' can that only a pirate could lo'e on clearance at Cole Hardware. Ye'll ne'er get me buried booty! Aye, if a pirate needed a flower pot, I'm sure this is the one he would use. Aye. Aye, who needs a head when a jaunty bouquet will do? Aye. Ahoy, if pirates li'ed in modern times, Me think they would dri'e monster trucks like this one.
Gar, Where can I find a bottle o'rum.
Ahoy, thar was e'en a pirate ship docked near Fisherman's Wharf, shiver me timbers! Arrr, while the Bushman o' San Francisco isn't strictly a pirate, he uses the same surprise tactics. Ye'll ne'er get me buried booty! Aye, for 27 years, he has been camouflagin' himself with greenery and jumpin' out at unsuspectin' tourists. Aye, me parrot concurs. Ahoy, har, we caught him out o' his natural element on the #10 Muni bus. Aye.
Ahoy, can you belie'e I actually saw a real pirate on International Talk Like a Pirate Day?, gar! Arrr, this jaunty lass was waitin' in line for the loo at Opera in the Ballpark.
Aye, me parrot concurs.


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