Talk Like A Pirate In Your Magic Garden

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!
  • Hello! Ahoy, Matey – Hello, my friend!
  • The Black Spot – Death threat