Ahoy, ye Hearties!
Me n th’crew be havin’ a lot of fun ’round the FatWallet ship t’day and wanted to share it with all ye scallywags!
It’s yer wench, Heather here, and I’m gonna show ye saucy sailors how to make the most out of Talk Like a Pirate day includin’ the nitty-gritty on how to win a Booty Bag of FatWallet Schwag!
Belay that landlubber language:
|Aaarrrggghhh! ~I agree!
Ahoy! ~ hello!
Ahoy Matey ~ hello my friend!
Ahoy me Hearties! ~ hello my friends!
Avast! ~ check it out!
Avast ye! ~ attention!
Aye ~ yes
Aye Aye ~ yes sir
Be ~ am, is, are
Bearings ~ loaction
Beauty ~ compliment to women
Belay ~ stop
Bilge sucking ~ insult
Booty ~ treasure
Buccaneer ~ pirate
Bungling ~ mistake making
Chart ~ map
Doubloons ~ coins
Davey Jones Locker ~ bottom of the sea
Grog ~ alcoholic beverage
Hands ~ sailors
Hearties ~ friends
Head ~ bathroom
Hornswaggle ~ cheat out of money
Lass ~ woman
Lubber/Land Lubber ~ not a sailor (wimp)
Matey ~ friend
Me ~ my
Mess ~ cafeteria/dining room
Maroon ~ abandoned on deserted island
Mutiny ~ Sailors overthrow captain
Parley ~ conversation between enemies
Plunder ~ steal
Rum ~ alcoholic beverage of choice
Sauce ~ back-talk
Saucy ~ sexy
Ship shape ~ under control
Shiver me timbers ~ scary
Sea legs ~ balanced walking at sea
Seaman ~ sailor
Smartly ~ quickly
Squall ~ storm
Square ~ fair
Swing ~ hang by the neck
Three sheets to the wind ~ drunk
Wench ~ woman
Pirate yer Facebook Account:
Grab yer Booty Bag ‘o FatWallet Schwag:
In Honor of Talk Like a Pirate Day, we pillaged the schwag room here and scrounged up a motherload (24 sacks) a schwag we be sharin’ with ye all!
Here’s how we’re fixin to divy it up:
6 on Facebook:
- Go to the FatWallet facebook page, like us (if ye’don’t already), enter your email and share the contest with ye friends.
6 on Twitter
- ReTweet this giveaway blog post to ye’mateys including (@FatWallet and the link to this post) in your tweet so me know ye’tweeted us.
6 on here on ye Blog
- Comment on this blog post letting me know why yer a wantin’ the booty bag!
6 in the Forums
- Comment in the forums letting me know why yer a wantin’ the booty bag!
24 winners will be drawn randomly tomorrow at 10:00 a.m. (Eastern).
You can enter in all 4 places to increase your chances, but only one bag will be awarded per person.
Eligible entries received before 10:00 a.m. ET/9:00 a.m. CT, September 20, 2011.
Please review the official rules for this giveaway.