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Oh, that explains the stares.

Remember, it's "Talk like a Pirate Day," not "Swear like a Sailor Day." Easy mistake.


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Nov. 12th, 2008 05:08 pm (UTC)
I can't imagine a pirate not swearing like a sailor. Unless the pirate is German or Japanese. ;?P
Nov. 12th, 2008 05:15 pm (UTC)
Germans don't swear? I heard they enjoyed their profanity as much as the next culture, but only had a very few words to choose from (pig, dog, poopie, and that was about it).
Nov. 12th, 2008 05:30 pm (UTC)
I'm sure they do, particularly now after 60 years of bad American influence ;?P

I've read enough anecdotes about German soldiers' reluctance to swear to make me believe that it's more highly frowned upon in Germany, especially during the Third Reich
Nov. 12th, 2008 11:39 pm (UTC)
Every day is Swear Like a Sailor Day in my office. Especially when the company-wide network fails 15 times.
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