Here's one for those who want a bit more history to chew on: The Pirates' Pact: The Secret Alliances Between History's Most Notorious Buccaneers and Colonial AmericaShips History Books)
Whitney Matheson of USAToday complied a treasure chest of tips on talking like a pirate and other ways to celebrate. We've been celebrating for years on this blog. Keep reading for some of our favorite links.
Michelle McCue posted several Pirate-Speak glossaries from "Pirates of the Caribbean." Skip the burgoo if you have a few doubloons. You may want the salmagundi instead.
Talk the talk: vocab lesson, video instruction, the Pirate Guys video report on the five A's, pirate laws, the pirate encyclopedia. More highlights: how a pirate dumps his date, knit like a pirate, fly the flag.