My favorite holiday of the year is tomorrow. Yes, tomorrow.
International Talk like a Pirate Day
I’ve heard it said, somewhere in the annals of time, that any excuse to celebrate is a good thing. 19 September, or September 19th if you’re one of those pesky Americans, is a great excuse. Back in 1995, these guys decided to turn this lovely day in September into a day for pirates. Things lay fallow as a local in-joke until Dave Berry got hold of it, and then people began joining the joke. And it grows a little more every year.
And note the specifics of this holiday. You’re not prevented from dressing up, from engaging in piratical activities; but the only requirement to celebrate is to talk like a pirate. So roll your Rs and brush up a bit of brogue, for tomorrow be the day for scallywags and scoundrels. And the world ever needs more fun. Always.