"Every now and then, some visionary individuals come along with a concept that is so original and so revolutionary that your immediate reaction is:
'Those individuals should be on medication.' " – Dave Barry

This 'ere be Cap'n Slappy and Ol' Chumbucket, Radio London's pals and Honoraary Anaaaarrraks from the New World beyond the far horizon, who be responsible for devisin' this 'ere piratical madfest. (See their offical website) Why do it? As they say:

"WHY? Talking like a pirate is just fun. It's really that simple. It adds a zest, a swagger, to your conversation not possible any other way."

Their book Pirattitude, published 2005, is available by clicking on the cover photo.

For downloadable party invites, games, badges, eyepatches and all sorts o' treasure see the offical ITLAPD website! There are even suggestions for piratical pickup lines. The examples, "Avast, me proud beauty! Wanna know why my Roger is so Jolly?" and "Yes, that is a hornpipe in my pocket and I am happy to see you," should tell you all you need to know about what yer gettin' yerself inter.

Pirate Anoraks Revere Real Offshore Terminology
be pleased to report that a number of ex-offshore radio pirates have contributed to our

Radio London ITLAPD Supplement
– like the mound o' parrot poop on the poop deck, it gets bigger every yeaaar!

We 'as tips on talkin' like a pirate from the experts, and you will note that thar be a mutitude o' ways o' spellin' 'AAAARRR!' throughout the globe.

We ain't consulted any o' them fancy-nancy edumacated people, but we 'as 'eard 'as 'ow the University of Essex 'as applied fer a grant for a six-man team to study the subject. Well, o' course, people in Essex need ter know, seein' as 'ow a lot o' buccaneers gets to thair ships from that thar fair county and ye olde Port of Harwich.

Seein' as 'ow ye'll be wantin' to look yer best on the big day, we 'as hot tips on what to wear, for the fashion-conscious buccaneer.

Fab Forty
Pirates as got to 'ave their own Fab Forty, so we've given 'em one

Pictorial Dictionaaary
So as buccaneers (at least the non-visually-impaired ones) can see what we be talkin' about.

And in honaaaarrrr of International Talk Like A Pirate Day, The Committknee of the Knees Club 'as 'eld a meetin' (well, the Founder 'eld a meeting with 'erself) and 'as kneecided to kneepeal the 1966 regulation banning admission to the club of 'falsies'. This is on account of our not wishing to kneescriminate against the many pirates who 'as bin fitted with kneeplacement peg-legs following clashes with the DTI.

So unscrew yer peg leg (best sit down first) and unwind with the Radio London ITLAPD Supplement.