Tampa Bay Times
Ahoy thar mateys, Monday ‘tis Talk Like a Pirate Day, a fake holiday that should be near and dear to Tampa Bay’s Gasparilla hearts.
You can find handy-dandy pirate language translators online and even get a free fish basket at Long John Silver’s restaurants if you wear some garb and talk like Blackbeard.
And if that’s don’t shiver ye timbers, the history of unofficial holidays. Here
Other national days today include adopt a less-adoptable pet day and malnutrition day. Here