Friday was Talk like a Pirate Day. Nice to see that Google has finally caught up with the trend.
Inevitably, the conversation in our household turned to Captain Pugwash, the notorious TV pirate. And — as you might expect — there is an excellent Wikipedia article about him. Pugwash also has an extensive presence on YouTube — which a humourless lawyer might conclude was itself an act of piracy. Here’s an example of this delicious type of recursion.
And the indefatiguable Snopes.com has a brisk refutation of the allegation that the names of Pugwash’s crew were sexual double entendres.