Since all your friends will be talking like a pirate September 19th you should know what they are saying. Here’s a guide to help you talk like a pirate the right way:
AHOY! = “Hello!”
ARRGH! = Can be used for anything, good or bad. Examples: “Arrgh! What a lovely day!” Or, “I don’t like that! Arrgh!”
AVAST! = “Attention, please!” Example: “Avast, ye scurvy scallywags!” = “Stop what you’re doing and listen up, you dirty pirates!”
BELAY! = “Stop that!” Example: “Belay that talk!” = “Quiet now!” Or, “Belay the Swabbin’!” = “Stop cleaning up!”
GROG = A pirate’s favorite drink.
HAR! = 1. A pirate’s laugh. 2. The stuff on top of a pirate’s head.
JACK = A flag or a sailor.
LASS = A woman.
LIST = To lean to one side.
LOADED TO THE GUNWALES = Drunk.
MATEY = A shipmate or a friend.
SCALLYWAG = A bad person. A scoundrel.
SMARTLY = Quickly. “Smartly there, pirates!” = “Hurry up, pirates!”
SPROGS = Raw, untrained recruits.
SQUIFFY = A buffoon.
TO BOOT = Also. Example: “I’ll have the burger and fries, to boot!” = “Ill have the burger and also the fries!”