How to Talk Like a Pirate: 12 Steps (with Pictures)

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If you want to talk like a pirate, first learn some common pirate words and phrases, like “Mateys,” “Scurvy dogs,” and “Shiver me timbers,” which will help you learn the language. Don’t forget to say “arr” as often as possible when you need to express an emotion or agree with someone. You should also slur your words like you’re drunk on rum to perfect the pirate accent. If you need to refer to yourself, always say “Me” instead of “I.” For example, don’t say “I have a cold,” Say “Got me a case of the sniffles.” For more tips, including how to make your voice raspy like an old pirate, read on!

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