Wednesday, September 19, 2007

An Abecedary of ...

Pirate Sayings

Aye
Avast
Alow and aloft
Ale
Boatswain
Blades (bad men)
By the powers of …
Coxswain
Crew
Clapped eyes
Dash
Doubloons
Dog
Devil to pay and no pitch hot
Even keel
Flotsom
Grog
Guineas
Hearties
I’ve a mind to…
In irons
Jetsom
Keel
Lad
Larboard
Lubbers
Matey
Nay
Old salt
took to it like Pitch
double Quick
Quarters
Rolling in a coach
Starboard
Shipshape and seaworthy
Sponging for rum
Shiver me timbers
Talon
Tack about
Unfurl
Victuals
Walk the plank
Weigh anchor
X marks the spot
Yarn
Ye
Yo ho ho and a bottle of rum
Zounds!

2 comments:

  1. wow. that's amazing.

    How's the fall festival coming? Any way to get the pirate craze into it?

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  2. We thought about a "pirates and princesses" theme for the festival, but I couldn't choke down the "princesses" part. So we are doing "superheroes," which, mark my words, are the next pirates. [Actually, I'd say that ninjas are the next pirates, and superheroes are the next ninjas.]

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