9 Pirate Myths Exposed for Talk-Like-a-Pirate Day

Hollywood and pirate novels would have you believe that pirates were swashbucklers living a life of pleasure on the seas, fighting only when they had to. They make it easy to see past the fact that they were stealing gold and other valuables by making the people they were stealing it from seem worse than them. Well, I enjoy Talk Like a Pirate Day as much as most other geeks, but I think it’s important to add a dose of reality. So I’m here to dispel some of the more popular myths about pirates, and to confirm a few as well.

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GeekMom Talk Like a Pirate Day!: Get Yer Booty n’ Party fix at t’ Billy Bowlegs Pirate Festival

T’ Billy Bowlegs Pirate Festival be held every June at t’ Fort Walton Beach Landin’, Fort Walton Beach, Florida. Accordin’ t’ Wikipedia: The festival honors the local pirate legend, and is unrelated to the Seminole chief┬áBilly Bowlegs. Similar to┬áMardi Gras, the festival consists of a parade, fireworks, and associated celebrations. The festival originated in the […]

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