Essential language lesson

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  1. #1 skblllzzzz
    September 18, 2006

    FSM cult jargon. Me likes ;-).

  2. #2 Efogoto
    September 18, 2006

    Was that video pirated?

  3. #3 fusilier
    September 18, 2006

    I be cryin’ into me ale, ye swabbies. Its a lecture on the integument I has to be presenting on the morrow, and I canna use the piratical tongue wi’ the scurvy landlubbers, or they’ll be whining to the Royal Navy.

    A frigate I’d be rakin’ fore and aft, but when a first rate opens her gunports, I know when I’m out-manned.


    James 2:24

  4. #4 tigtog
    September 18, 2006

    Arr, ’tis already TLAP day here Down Under ye swabs. I’m hopin’ PZ’s got that pirate-lingo plug-in sorted out fer Seedblogs, mateys. I look ferward to it ev’re yearrrrrr.

  5. #5 War Against the Weak?
    September 18, 2006

    Evolution is War Against The weak…

  6. #6 jbruno
    September 18, 2006

    The day ’tis ripe for bloodshed.

    What a great way to say good morning.

  7. #7 Skemono
    September 18, 2006

    Yarr, these movin’ piccharrs be grand. But whilst we be palaverin’ in ourr adopted accents, what if’n we be feelin’ fit to burrst inta song?

    Ha-harr! Neverr ye fear, me harties.

  8. #8 TheBowerbird
    September 18, 2006

    Happy almost pirate day everyone! Be sure and set aside some time to reflect on His Noodlyness with some good spirits! Too bad I wasn’t clever enough to put this post in piratespeak : (

  9. #9 JackGoff
    September 18, 2006

    Yar! Here ine me home state o’ New Jersey, at me Seton Hall, we all be pirates, and me gearin’ for a foine day o’ plunderin’ and pirate talkin’! Here’s to the salty sea dogs who be a thinkin up this bilge for t’ jolly good, rip-roarin’ times ahead fer t’ next 24 hours. HAR HAR HAR!

  10. #10 Memes
    September 19, 2006

    I wonder what Chomsky wrote about this?

    Memes In Conflict

  11. #11 ekzept
    September 19, 2006

    What a great way to say good morning.

    it’s been done:

    Heghlu’meH QaQ jajvam


    Today is a good day to die.

    Worf. see KLI.

  12. #12 Zarquon
    September 19, 2006

    Arrr no, matey. Today is a good day for someone else to die.

  13. #13 G. Tingey
    September 19, 2006

    AHrrr … wharr be ROBERT NEWTON when we needs’ ‘o his scourgin’ o’the seas?

    Seriously (seriously?!) it’s no good – you’ve got to come from, or authentically reproduce the speech of Devon (England) before you can do this sort of thing properly…..

  14. #14 Vidar
    September 19, 2006

    This is from Loading Ready Run, their website is They’re a bunch of friends in their early to mid twenties from Victoria BC, Canada. If anyone’s interested in knowing.

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