Ahoy, Maties Ahoy, Maties 2ffat (Programmer) (OP) 19 Sep 12 07:50 Today be Talk Like a Pirate Day! James P. Cottingham I'm number 1,229! I'm number 1,229! RE: Ahoy, Maties BadBigBen (MIS) 19 Sep 12 08:04 Arrh, ye ol'landlubber... Ben "If it works don't fix it! If it doesn't use a sledgehammer..." How to ask a question, when posting them to a professional forum. Only ask questions with yes/no answers if you want "yes" or "no" RE: Ahoy, Maties hairlessupportmonkey (IS/IT--Management) 19 Sep 12 09:25 "Hey I just downloaded Men in Black 3!" Oh - Not that sort of pirate! ACSS - SME General Geek RE: Ahoy, Maties hjgoldstein (Programmer) 19 Sep 12 10:31 Why are Pirates called Pirates? Spoiler:Because they AAAAAAArrrrrrrrrrrr Aspiring to mediocrity since 1957 RE: Ahoy, Maties DrB0b (IS/IT--Management) 19 Sep 12 11:23 It be matey!! [cheesey joke] What is a pirate's favorite type of movie? Spoiler: Any one rated R! [/cheesey joke] Learning - A never ending quest for knowledge usually attained by being thrown in a situation and told to fix it NOW. RE: Ahoy, Maties SkipVought (Programmer) 19 Sep 12 12:25 Quote:hoy 1 (hoi) n. 1. A small sloop-rigged coasting ship. 2. A heavy barge used for freight. a hoy! That's what I'm talking a boat! Skip, Just traded in my old subtlety... for a NUANCE! RE: Ahoy, Maties officeroamer (Programmer) 19 Sep 12 22:17 It was so nice to dress up and talk like a pirate. The best part was dressing up with in the limits of my contract. The best part of the day was walking into the bathroom and hearing Howdy mates Shimmy down the trousers Open the hatches It's time to scrub the poop deck boys RE: Ahoy, Maties flyboytim (Programmer) 20 Sep 12 12:31 So, maties, how does we define our patois? Be it lingo, argot, or cant? Do our vernacular peculiarities require a definition beyond slang? Being pirates, from whom did we purloin the lingua franca of the high sea privateers? Beneath the Jolly Roger, do our common language be universal, even today? I has no answers, but a chestful of questions.