The Pirate Primer: Mastering the Language of Swashbucklers & Rogues
This is the authoritative work on the subject, containing every distinctive term, phrase, usage, and speech structure uttered by or attributed to pirates in film, television, literature, and historical accounts over the last three centuries. Every entry in the Primer is accompanied by an illustrative historical example of pirate speech, allowing you to see the contents of the Primer deployed in context by actual pirates. Discover over 100 pages of pirate threats, curses, insults and epithets; 31 types of pirate drink; 60 different pirate terms for "woman"; 67 kinds of pirate torture; 44 definitions of "Arrgh"; and more.
The Pirate Primer is perfect for pirate enthusiasts, fans of the Pirates of the Caribbean movies, people interested in pop culture, language aficionados, history buffs, and anyone who fancies themselves a modern-day corsair.
*September 19 is International Talk Like a Pirate Day (a holiday invented in 1995 by John Baur and Mark Summers and later promoted by comedian Dave Barry)--fans of the holiday are sure to love this book