When on an adventure in your own yard, if you really want to find the treasure, you need to be able to talk the talk and walk the walk of a pirate. Below are some age old pirate sayings that will help you and your mateys.
Blow me down – Oh my god
Avast ye – Look at this
Heave Ho – Put your back into to it
Pillage – Rob or plunder
Savvy? – Do you understand or do you agree?
Thar she blows! – When you see a whale
Shiver me timbers! – Oh my god
Scallywag – mild insult akin to rapscallion or rogue
Hornswaggle – to defraud or cheat out of money or belongings
Landlubber – big, slow clumsy person who doesn’t know how to sail
Scurvy dog – the pirate is talking directly to you with mild insult
Cleave him to the brisket – to cut across the chest, from one shoulder to the lower abdomen Dead men tell no tales – phrase indicating to leave no survivors
A lovely tankard of grog after a day of pillaging S
cuttle – to sink a ship
Seadog – old pirate or sailor Old Salt – an experienced sailor
Three sheets to the wind – someone who is very drunk. One sheet is mildly drunk and four sheets is passed out
Batten down the hatches – put everything away on the ship and tie everything down because a storm is brewing
Aaaarrrrgggghhhh! – the exhortation of discontent or disgust Ahoy!