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John H. Crabtree is bio-linguistic marine archaeologist. Here is a list of seven pirate facts, one for each day of the week.

Pirate Facts!

1) Piracy is the #1 cause of awesomeness.

2) Chicks dig pirates, and pirates dig for treasure!

3) Santa's "Ho, Ho, Ho" is an adaptation of the pirate phrase "Yo, ho, ho and a bottle of rum."

4) Davey Jones from the Monkeys is not affiliated with Davey Jones Locker.

5) Pirates are people too.

6) The phrase "shiver me timbers" was invented by a double-peg-leg Arctic pirate.

7) The gruff over pronunciation of the letter "Arrgh" is a result of overcompensation for a childhood speach impediment common to the first pirates.

by CWH


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