When is Holiday?

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Re: When is Holiday?

Postby uptheblues » Sat Aug 02, 2008 11:23 am

Why do September 19th be Talk Like A Pirate Day?

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Re: When is Holiday?

Postby Cardinal Fang » Sun Aug 03, 2008 12:58 pm

The originators of International Talk Like A Pirate Day, John Baur ("Ol' Chumbucket") and Mark Summers ("Cap'n Slappy") originally picked June 6 as the date, as this was the date on which the racquetball game between Summers and Baur where they first had the idea took place. However, as June 6 is also the commemoration of D-Day, out of respect for the observance of this occasion, they instead chose the birthday of Summers's ex-wife, as it would be easy for them to remember (Sept. 19).

The Patron Saint of International Talk Like A Pirate Day is actor Robert Newton who played Long John Silver in the 1950 Disney film "Treasure Island"

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Re: When is Holiday?

Postby Ubi Dubium » Thu Aug 14, 2008 2:00 pm

Yarrr, be sure to check out the official "Talk Like a Pirate Day" website: www.talklikeapirate.com. Cap'n slappy and Ol' Chumbucket are doing a great job of spreading piracy, even if they aren't strictly Pastafarians.
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Re: When is Holiday?

Postby Angel-Hair Archmage » Wed Oct 22, 2008 2:31 am

We gotta celebrate the birth of Spaghetti in Europe, which was adopted by Italy when Marco Polo returned from hise visit to China eating some Chinese instant noodles.
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