Bilge Rat: a fine insult (lower than a bilge rat)
Black flag: Jolly Roger, skull an' crossbones
Black spot: markin' someone fer death
Buccanneer: a pirate who answers t' no government
Davy Jones' Locker: th' bottom o' th' sea
Dead Man's Chest: coffin
Gallows meat: what a pirate will be if caught
Grog: a pirate's favorite drink
Jolly Roger: th' pirate flag
Keelhaul: a punishment whar a pirate be tied t' a rope an' dragged along th' barnacle-encrusted bottom o' a ship
Landlubber: anyone not used t' life onboard a ship
Lass: a woman
Matey: a shipmate or a friend
Powder Monkey: a boy in charge o' bringin' th' gunpowder t' th' gunner
Privateer: a pirate officially sanctioned by a national power
Scallywag: a bad person or scoundrel
Scurvy dog: another fine insult (worse than a bilge rat) 8)
Sharkbait: anyone thrown o'erboard
Shiver me timbers!: exclamation o' surprise
Sprogs: raw, untrained recruits
Swabbies: yet another fine insult
Wench: any woman who is not th' captain
Yo-ho-ho: pirate laughter
Three sheets to the wind - someone who is very drunk. One sheet is mildly drunk and four sheets is passed out.
Ray McDonald / Snoozeman
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A large, tentacled sea monster of Pirate lore. Most historians believe the Kraken legend developed from sightings of giant squid. That most scientists believe this hogwash is a testament to the Kraken's savvy disinformation campaign.
The mast in the middle of a ship. Since it is actually sails which are hoisted, saying "Hoist the mizzenmast" can be looked at as either a surprisingly poetic usage or as just plain wrong.
Kind of like looting, but the shopkeeper is watching from behind some hastily contrived shelter.
sea' dog n.
An epithet originally derisive in usage, but lately appropriated as a badge of honor by advocates of pirate pride.
I am the booty ---
double dog dare you to wear a fake pirate booty Beenie...
Carnival Victory March 9, 2013
*carnival dream *
Glory 2/28/2010: Dina & Marty
Valor Feb 2009: Dina & Marty - again
Grandeur Feb 2008: DTW, Dina & Marty
Inspiration May 26, 2007
Fascination: Feb 2007
Enchantment of Seas: Sept 2006
Radiance of the Seas
Majesty of the Seas
The Big Red Boat