Ahoy Maties, this be me annual Talk Like A Pirate Day contest! If ye been following me blog, ye knows I do this every year in honor o' me love for pirates. The actual grand event be tomorrow on the 19th, but we be celebrating today. I thought you might enjoy this funny video!
What is the prize for today's contest? It's the winner's choice of one of the following.
Prize 1: ALL FIVE of my Legacy of the King's Pirate's paperbacks, signed.
Prize 2: The ship replica shown below.
Sorry but USA only. The cost of shipping things to Canada or overseas is outrageous!
Now, for the rules of the game. Leave a comment with your EMAIL and yer choice for the meanin' of the word in BOLD. (No cheating or looking them up in your pirate dictionary!) Answers an' the winner will be announced next Friday, the 25th!!!
1. You infernal gang of grass-combing lubbers!
A. Sailors who took part in shore raids
B. Incompetent or unproductive pirates
C. Pirates afraid of drowning
D. Pirates with a love of gardening
2. Why, sink me and drowned me if it ain't the little crowing captain, the game-cock whiffler!
A. A pirate who constantly wins at cards
B. A man who brags about his winnings
C. A pirate who is fierce, but in a pathetic way
D. A captain whose shouts sound like a rooster crowing
3. How did ye transform from sich a smock-faced brother o' mine into a throat-slitting bully-roarer, eh?
A. A man whose face looks like a girl
B. A coward
C. A cross-dressing pirate
D. A man who women take advantage of
4. Ye're supposed to be King's men, not bard-slabs!
A. Men dressed in garish, ridiculous attire
B. hunks of useless meat
C. Drunken poets
D. Members of the band, The Beach Boys
So, have at it, ye land-lubbers!! An' remember, yer answers have no effect on winnin' !
Remember that if ye go into any Krispy Kreme tomorrow on Talk Like a Pirate day and talk like a pirate to an employee, ye get a free donut!! OR if ye go in pirate attire, ye get a free dozen!
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Life don't get better than that, eh?