A Pirate’s Life – 2010 Edition

Here is a special treat I developed for my blog, Ramblings of an Undiscliplined Mind, that I dropped into the feed for your enjoyment.

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Ahoy, me hearties! It be Talk Like A Pirate Day, and I hope yer doin’ me proud. In celebration o’ the day, I answer some letters from people with questions o’ how best to celebrate TLAPD. Arrr, I hope ye enjoy it!

Captain Gizmo

Use the player below or download it here.

Run time: 5:40

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Dear Captain Gizmo,

I’m really excited about Talk Like A Pirate Day, and want to make sure I’m outfitted right. I got some of that glitter makeup so I can sparkle in the sun, but I’m not sure how much to use. How much do pirates sparkle in the sun?

Signed,

Beulah
Sporks, Maine

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Hiya Cap’n Gizmo!

I think I’m all ready for Talk Like A Pirate Day this year! I’ve got my wand, and some of that makeup for the scar on my forehead. I’m also planning on wearing my bathrobe. Is there anything I forgot?

Hermie
Pigmoles, England

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Mr. Gizmo,

This year will be the best Pirate’s Day ever! I’ve got my black outfit, katana sword, and shurikens ready. How do you learn to throw those things on a moving ship? I tried practicing in my living room and almost hit my cat! Any help would be appreciated.

Nina Jay
Rio Linda, CA

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Mammalian Greetings!

I am really excited for this year’s Walk Like a Primate Day. This year I want to walk like a chimpanzee, but I just end up looking like a bad extra from Planet of the Apes. Do you have any pointers?

Cornelius
Somewhere in New York

2 comments on “A Pirate’s Life – 2010 Edition
  1. Gary G says:

    Captain Gizmo,

    What kind of scurvy dogs do ye hang out with? Those scum-swillin' land-lubbers that wrote to ye this year could find a clue if it was buried under a giant 'X' on a map. Great job dispatching them with your sharp wit and not-so-shart cutlass. Until next year.

    First Mate Gary

  2. Ed Gizmo says:

    Arrr, that ye, Gary. It be good to know me efforts are appreciated.

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