talk like a pirate day
draw the pirate
you are a pirate
another cannon game
yo ho ho! pirate zen 2005
yo ho ho! pirate zen 2004
yo ho ho! pirate zen 2003
plus for a limited time... David Byrne's "Pirates."
(this will disappear on 09.20.06)
Image: The Jobby Roger, an excellent sticker for pirates who use Macs. If you attach one to yours, your computer will look like this, and you will look like this.
Web Zen Home, Store (Thanks Frank!)
Here is a pattern for pirate arrrrr!gyle handknit socks (pic link, pdf chart)
As you may know, International Talk like a Pirate Day is coming up on September 19. In honor of this important holiday, LoadingReadyRun has created a vintage classroom film reel to instruct the less nautically inclined among us in proper pirate speech. Video link.
Bill Newcomb says,
The movie that Paul Saunders linked to gets one thing dead wrong:
'avast' has a specific meaning, viz. to cease, stop, or stay. Thus,
the phrase "Avast, ye scurvy dogs" means something a lot more like
"Nobody move, nobody get hurt" than "What up, homes". Perhaps this
will be the year that we can avast the misuse of 'avast'.
You’d be forgiven for thinking the videocassette format long-dead, but it turns out that Betamax is still around. Sony is finally going to withdraw tapes from sale, bringing a 40-year story to an end. The last recorders were sold in 2002. ベータビデオカセットおよびマイクロMVカセットテープ出荷終了のお知らせ [Sony; via The Verge]
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