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I had to post up since my brothers tune got named as the official song of the event. so feel free to check out the link

Arrr Matie! Wednesday is Talk Like A Pirate Day

Posted by [URL="http://blog.mlive.com/annarbornews/about.html"]Entertainment Reporter Roger LeLievre[/URL] September 18, 2007 10:08AM

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Avast, me hearties! For those not in the know, Wednesday is International Talk Like a Pirate Day and, believe or not, there's a local connection.

Ann Arbor resident Tom Smith wrote what's become the event's official theme song, "Talk Like a Pirate Day," back in 2003.
It goes, in part:
"For I dream of the skull and the crossbones,
I dream of the great day to come,
When I dump the mundane for the Old Spanish Main
And trade me computer for rum! ARRR!"
Smith makes his living performing in a genre known as filk, the music of the science fiction and fantasy community, at various sci-fi fan conventions around the country. And he's delighted at the added notoriety the song has brought him, usually around this time of year.
"Every once in a while I get noticed for it," Smith said of the song. "(Radio DJ) Dr. Demento played the thing extensively last year and the year before; I've had people who want me to do private parties on Talk Like a Pirate Day."
Started as an inside joke between friends John Baur and Mark Summers, International Talk Like a Pirate Day gained exposure when the pair sent a letter about their invented "holiday" to humor columnist Dave Barry, who wrote about it in 2002. The idea quickly caught on.
Pirate or no, it seems like the thing to do tomorrow would be to buckle on your inner swash, hoist the skull and crossbones (this can be done figuratively) and set sail to Smith's Web site, www.tomsmithonline.com.
According to Smith, starting Wednesday, "Talk Like a Pirate Day" will be available for free download, thus saving precious pirate booty. ARRR.
 

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The 19th is also my Mom's birthday, and I think she trys to pretend it's cool for me to sing "happy-national-talk-like-a-pirate-day-to-you" to her every year. I may lay off this year, it's her 60th. Still my second favorite holiday, tho, right behind Elvis's birthday.
 

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The 19th is also my Mom's birthday, and I think she trys to pretend it's cool for me to sing "happy-national-talk-like-a-pirate-day-to-you" to her every year. I may lay off this year, it's her 60th. Still my second favorite holiday, tho, right behind Elvis's birthday.
Why am I not surprised to see you here?:sonicjay:
 

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my favorite pirate.

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The 89x WeatheARrrrrrrrr Broadcast this Marrrrrrrning was awesome! :rock:
 
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