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September 19th Is... (Includes Printable Freebies)

By Catherine Mcdiarmid-Watt @frugalfreebies
Image: Corsair Pirate, by Jacqueline Macou on PixabaySeptember 19th is... International Talk Like a Pirate Day, National Butterscotch Pudding Day, National Woman Road Warrior Day, Brothers Day, Opening General Assembly of the UN (1946), Sesame Street's Slimey the Worm's Birthday, Holy Batman! Day (Adam West Born in 1928), International Women's E-Commerce Awareness Day, Blood Banks Day, Visit a Sick Friend Day, Boys' and Girls' Club Day for Kids, Big Whopper Liar Day, National Rehabilitation Day, Bestselling Books Day, National Attention Deficit Disorder Awareness Day, Scottish Housing Day (UK), National School Backpack Awareness Day (3rd Wednesday)
PLUS - interesting books to read and free printables, paper crafts, kid crafts, activities, and coloring pages...

Image: Talk Like a Pirate: Pirate Words, Phrases, History and Character Tips, by Grace O'Blarney (Author), Lady Wench (Author). Publisher: New Forest Books (August 10, 2012)International Talk Like a Pirate Day
-- A parodic holiday created in 1995 by John Baur (Ol' Chumbucket) and Mark Summers (Cap'n Slappy), of Albany, Oregon, U.S., who proclaimed September 19 each year as the day when everyone in the world should talk like a pirate. Greet your friends not with Hello, everyone! but with Ahoy, maties! or Ahoy, me hearties!
Weigh in 'bout how ye plan to mark ye olde day! Source
Read: Talk Like a Pirate: Pirate Words, Phrases, History and Character Tips, by Grace O'Blarney, Lady Wench
-- Would you like to talk like a pirate? Arrr! Read this book and learn to talk like a pirate the easy way. This handy guide to pirate talk combines fact, fiction, and a lot of fun, with over 450 pirate and nautical terms - plus a Quick-Start Guide - so you'll be talking like a pirate in minutes. The pirate talk definitions are loaded with fascinating tips and trivia. From weird trivia to fascinating facts, this is an ideal mix of history and vocabulary.
Image: Backyardigans Sing and Pretend Pirate PabloBackyardigans Sing and Pretend Pirate Pablo -- Perfect for your little one! Dressed as a pirate, complete with pirate hat and peg leg. Squeeze his tummy and Pablo either talks like a pirate, sings a pirate song or plays reggae music.
Pirate Telescope -- A pirate telescope is a great costume accessory to any pirate costume. The pirate telescope is life-like and actually extends and collapses like a real telescope.
Blackbeard's Queen Anne's Revenge -- Release your inner pirate with this adorable tall ship model of the Queen Anne's Revenge, captained by the infamous Blackbeard! Handcrafted out of the finest woods, this miniature boat rests easily upon any desk or shelf. Add a touch of pirate decor and adventurous spirit to any office or room with this classic pirate ship model.
Pirate Coloring Books
Free Printables, Coloring Pages, Activities and Crafts:
How to Talk Like a Pirate
Talk Like a Pirate Day | Activities
What's Your Pirate Name?
• Pirate Resources for Talk Like a Pirate Day!
Talk Like a Pirate Day Crafts and Activities
Pirate Activities for Kids
• Pirate Printables: Coloring, Puzzles and More
Pirate Party Ideas and Free Printable Pirate Party Pack
• irate Ship Papercrafts
Pirate Theme Page at

Slimey the Worm's Birthday
- a light and dark orange striped worm, the pet and friend of Oscar the Grouch on Jim Henson's Muppet show Sesame Street.
National Butterscotch Pudding Day
- can you remember the last time you had butterscotch pudding? Well, today's a good day to have some!
Holy Batman! Day
- Adam West (born September 19, 1928) is an American actor best known for his lead role in the 1960s TV series Batman and the film of the same name.

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