International Talk Like a Pirate Day - 19th September, 2007

International Talk Like A Pirate Day - Wednesday 19th

What's it all about?
Why, when and what now and more of your nosey questions answered.

How to talk like a pirate
The ancient art of Pirate speech was almost lost. Thankfully we now have the following helpful guides to keep the language alive and well:

The full on "Talk Like A Pirate" kit
You can throw a party with (all in pdf): invitations, posters, badges and eyepatches ...

You might even want to get yourself a Pirate name

For New Zealand Pirates in 2007
Wellington has: The Great Pirate Corporate Challenge
Strap on your cutlesses and and stage a mutiny for a corporate challenge with piratitude. Celebrate International Talk Like a Pirate Day with the Great Pirate Corporate Challenge 2007! Participating Pirate Crews must complete a Treasure Hunt in the Museum, then battle it out on Wellington’s Waterfront for loot and booty. Crews must register and complete the Treasure Hunt by 18th September in preparations for the big day. On International Talk Like a Pirate Day (Wed. 19 September) the Pirate Crews will battle each other in Peg Leg Relay Races & Tug of War for booty of ale & gold. Up for grabs in the Treasure Hunt prize draw is a trip to Treasure (Somes/Matiu) Island for all the matees. Viewers to all the shenanigans will hear salty sounds & sea shanties performed by Plankton. What to do: 1. Contact the Museum and enlist your crew of 5 people who have suitable piratitude ($20 per crew) 2. Cruise on down to the Museum with your crew to complete the Treasure Hunt - between Tuesdays 11 & 18 Sept 3. Then gather the crew on Queens Wharf for pirate antics on International Talk Like a Pirate Day, Wed. 19 Sept, 12.30 - 2.00 pm.
Cost:$20 per crew (5 people)
Location:Queens Wharf, Wellington's Waterfront
Contact info:Musuem of Wellington City and Sea /Phone: 04 472 8904 /Email:


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