It's upon us again. As CNN says: It was an idea born in 1995 on an Albany, Oregon, YMCA racquetball court. Baur, 54, and his friend Mark "Cap'n Slappy" Summers, 46, began unleashing insults at one another, as pirates might.
It gathered steam nationwide when columnist Dave Barry wrote about it, and Barry is happy to have helped publicize it and further "international misunderstanding".
The CNN article is here http://www.cnn.com/2009/LIVING/09/18/talk.like.a.pirate/index.html
In any event, it's Saturday, September 19th, 2009.
I heard about it a few years ago, but I couldn't interest any of the folks at the office in talking like pirates for more than a sentence or two. Likewise, on the homefront, Neither Mrs. El Fisho or the Fishsters could be interested in having a little pirate fun.