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Top Ten Little Known Facts about Pirates

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10. While "AAAArrrrrgh" means "Move yer scurvyriddled hide," "AAaarrrrrgh" is actually a term of endearment. (Major Tom)
9. The term "swishbuckling" just did not catch on until they changed the "i" to an "a." (rorschak)
8. Pirates love to scrapbook after they plunder. Who knew? (pony)
7. Contrary to popular belief, pirates and ninjas are not mortal enemies. In fact, for centuries they have been working on a eugenics program to create the ultimate warrior, the Dread Pirate Ninja! (Mute)
6. Their treasure maps are provided by AAA. (Arcola Mike)
5. Thousands went bankrupt with their piracy. The real fortunes were made by those clever businessmen selling eye-patches, hooks, and bird seed for parrots. (Lone Star)
4. They know the best places to buy waterproof mascara. (Jackie boy)
3. To a man, they find Captain Morgan an embarassment; lifting his leg like that is very UN-pirate-like. (Arcola Mike)
2. 50 cents of every dollar pillaged goes to limb regeneration research. (pony)
1. William Shatner was originally slated to play Captain Jack Sparrow. (Chutney in California)

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