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International Talk Like a Pirate Day 2014 Reuters

International Talk Like a Pirate Day, the annual event that has over the last 10 years become an world-wide phenomenon, is marked today (19 September).

People across the globe are encouraged to shiver their timbers, weigh anchor and shout ARRRRR at the land lubbers.

To celebrate, IBTimes UK has compiled some of the best pirate jokes from across the seven seas.

Why can't pirates play cards?

Because they're always standing on the deck!

What is a pirate's favourite subject?


Why does it take pirates so long to learn the alphabet?
Because they spend years at C

What's orange and sounds like a parrot?

A carrot

What happened when Bluebeard the Pirate fell into the Red Sea?

He got Marooned

What's a pirate's favourite music genre?

Rum and bass

How do pirates know they exist?

They think, therefore they arrrr

How much did the pirate pay for his peg-leg and hook?

An arm and a leg

Why are pirates called pirates?

Because they arrrrr