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    Re: Guide to Pirate Language

    Cute guide

    I wonder if in game the chat menu uses pirate speak.



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    Re: Guide to Pirate Language

    Quote Originally Posted by conalllanson View Post
    Cute guide

    I wonder if in game the chat menu uses pirate speak.
    I hope so!



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    Re: Guide to Pirate Language

    I found this site when I was looking for pirate lingo and thought I would share the typical words & phrases for you to add to your list.

    Pirate Phrases


    Aaaarrrrgggghhhh! - exhortation of discontent or disgust
    Ahoy! - Hello!
    Ahoy, Matey - Hello, my friend!
    Ahoy, me Hearties! - the same as saying "Hello, my friends!"
    All hand hoay! - comparable to all hands on deck
    Avast ye - stop and check this out or pay attention
    Aye - yes
    Batten down the hatches - put everything away on the ship and tie everything down because a storm is brewing
    Bilge-sucking - insult
    Blimey! - exhortation of surprise
    Blow me down! - expression of shock of disbelief.
    Blow the man down - command to kill someone
    Booty - treasure
    Buccaneer - a pirate
    Bucko - a buccaneer
    Cat O'Nine Tails - a whip with nine strands
    Corsair - pirates in the Mediterranean Sea
    Crow's nest - small platform atop the mast where the lookout stands
    Cutlass - short heavy curved bladed sword used by pirates
    Davy Jones' Locker - fabled, mythical place at the bottom of the ocean where the evil spirit of Davy Jones brings sailor and pirates to die
    Dead men tell no tales - phrase indicating to leave no survivors
    Doubloons - other coins or found in pirate hoards and stashes
    Feed the fish - will soon die
    Hang 'im from the yardarm - punishment of those captured in battle
    Head - the pirate ship's toilet
    Heave Ho - give it some muscle and push it
    Hempen Halter - a noose for hanging
    Hornswaggle - to defraud or cheat out of money or belongings
    Jacob's Ladder - the rope ladder one uses to climb aboard a sloop
    Jolly Roger - pirate's flag including white skull and crossbones over a black field
    Keelhaul - punishment in which a person were dragged underneath the pirate ship from side to side and was lacerated by the barnacles on the vessel
    Lad, lass, lassie - a younger person
    Landlubber - big, slow clumsy person who doesn't know how to sail
    Letters of Marque - letters issue from governments during wartime to privateers endorsing the piracy of another vessel
    Man-O-War - pirate's ship outfitted for battle
    Me - my
    Mizzen - third mast from the bow of the ship on ships that have three or more masts
    Old Salt - an experienced sailor
    Pieces of eight - coins or found in pirate stashes
    Pillage - rob, sack or plunder
    Poop deck - the part of the ship farthest to the back, which is usually above the captain's quarters. This is not the bathroom.
    Privateer - government-sponsored pirates
    Rum - pirate's traditional alcoholic beverage
    Run a shot across the bow - warning shot to another vessel's captain
    Savvy? - do you understand and do you agree?
    Scallywag - mild insult akin to rapscallion or rogue
    Scurvy dog - the pirate is talking directly to you with mild insult
    Scuttle - to sink a ship
    Seadog - old pirate or sailor
    Shark bait - will soon join Davy Jones' Locker
    Shipshape - cleaned up and under control
    Shiver me timbers! - comparable to "Blow me down!", an expression of shock or disbelief. This phrase originated from when the water or a canon would hit the ship, and the ship would shake.
    Son of a Biscuit Eater - insult directed towards someone you don't like
    Thar she blows! - Whale sighting
    Three sheets to the wind - someone who is very drunk. One sheet is mildly drunk and four sheets is passed out.
    Walk the plank - punishment in which person walks off a board jutting over the side of the ship while at sea. The consequence is drowning and a visit to Davy Jones' Locker.
    Weigh anchor and hoist the mizzen! - pull up the anchor and the sail and let's get going
    Ye - you
    Yo Ho Ho - cheerful exhortation to demand attention

    Hopefully some of these will help with your pirate swagger

    ~SM~



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    Re: Guide to Pirate Language

    Thanks for the guide



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    Re: Guide to Pirate Language

    Lol this is very helpful ty



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    Re: Guide to Pirate Language

    Nice guide very helpful



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    Re: Guide to Pirate Language

    Thanks or should I say ye be mighty kind



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    Re: Guide to Pirate Language

    Lag!
    I am so sorry guys, but the OP just completely messed up. I am trying my best to fix it, but the edit doesn't save!



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    Re: Guide to Pirate Language

    Nice guide!
    It's interesting how pirates talked.

    - Owl Eyes out.



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    Re: Guide to Pirate Language

    real pirates probably use this :P



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