What started as a simple tradition among friends, was embedded into Internet lore  with an article by humorist Dave Barry . Talk Like A Pirate  Day has been going strong  for about a decade.
While there are signs the homespun viral  trend is abating, it’s still an important holiday to all of us (even though most don’t know it).
Here’s a prior year’s comprehensive post .
Like the Fed , you never know what a Pirate will do.