CALLING all sea-dogs and land-lubbers – we’ve got an easy guide on how to set your Facebook account to “pirate” language. It’s a great time to do it too, given that today is officially the International Talk Like A Pirate Day. The hilarious September 19 holiday dates back to 1995, and was created by pirate enthusiasts John Baur (a.k.a Ol’ Chumbucket) and Mark Summers (a.k.a Cap’n Slappy), of Oregon, USA. But Facebook’s pirate language is available all year round – and has been knocking about for around a decade. The setting changes various Facebook texts into classic pirate speech. So you “scour ye mateys” instead of searching for friends, “stow changes” to settings instead of saving changes, and tweak your “methods o’ defence” – or security, to you and I. Speaking about the original launch of the feature, former Facebook staffer Sarah Smith said: “I recall this all happening shortly after I joined the company in September 2008. “I remember getting an email or message asking for employees to volunteer to quickly translate the whole site over night into English (pirate) using the translate tool. “I think I got a notification the early evening of September 18th and helped out… Read full this story
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