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The Pirate Primer book. Entries have sources, though many are fictional – So how did pirates really talk? Complete with pronunciation, grammar, and syntax. This is a great book for Johnny Depp fans, to help prepare for a cruise, or for finding new curses and insults without resort to modern four-letter words. Did you know there is an International Talk Like a Pirate Day?
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George Choudas lives and works in New York City. He is a corporate litigator and a former FBI agent. The Pirate Primer was inspired by a trolley ride taken in Key West, Florida, during which a coarse shop owner-cum-pirate charged after the sightseers on foot, swinging a cutlass and screaming pirate epithets. Country of Publication.
It explores in a definitive way the unique vernacular of English-speaking pirates covering vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar and syntax. Every entry in the Primer is accompanied by an illustrative historical example of pirate speech or dialogue.
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Take a tour through the world of piracy with the only authoritative work on the pirate language. A comprehensive course in pirate vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar, and syntax, The Pirate Primer contains three centuries of distinctive terms and usages uttered by (and attributed to) pirates in film, TV, literature, and history.
Discover more than 100 pages of threats, curses, oaths, insults, and epithets; 31 types of pirate drink; 60 different pirate terms for ''woman''; 67 kinds of pirate torture and punishment; 44 distinct definitions of ''aargh''; and more.
Each entry in the Primer is accompanied by an excerpt, so you can see the words and phrases used in proper context by actual pirates. And each linguistic concept is introduced by a related anecdote or narrative account, so you can live the language while you learn it.
Whether you're simply fascinated by the culture of the Brethren of the Coast or you fancy yourself a modern-day corsair, The Pirate Primer is your guide to authentic pirate speak. Should you ever stare down Davy Jones and he demands proof that you're one who flies no flag, despair not.
You'll be able to talk the talk, and no mistake.