In honor of today, you can read this entire site as translated into PirateSpeak thanks to the Pirate Translator. Or you can walk another site of your choice off the plank! Arrrrggh!
Here be some guides to treasure:
- Pirates and Privateers: The History of Maritime Piracy. A treasure island i' the Internetted seas!
- A timeline o' pirate history
- The Project Gutenberg online edition of Rafael Sabatini's fine novel Captain Blood. Ahoy! There's also this version.
- Cap'n Blood was also made into a fine movie starrin' the blackguard Errol Flynn.
- The Pirates o' Penzance
- Lest you think 'twas only men out there on the high seas, we must remind ye there was also women pirates. Aye!
- China Mieville wrote a book once called The Scar, and it's got weird pirates, sea monsters, and lotsa riggin'. Ya can hear him read from it in his own scurvy voice if ya so please, matey.
- That ol' bilge rat Timothy McSweeney's found himself some pirate riddles
- Language Log has found a keyboard for pirates.