Scarface
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I know this is out of the order, but tomorrow would be a good to drag out Andre Norton's classic pirate novel SCARFACE and skim it because tomorrow(sept 19) is International Talk Like a Pirate Day. Aaargh. Avast me hearties; weigh anchor and catch a fair wind for Tortuga. Later ye tars and landlubbers---Paul:book:

ps.
A little off the Norton track it is also the Harry Potter Character Hermione Granger's birthday. (listen to the filk genius Tom Smith's song, "It's Cannon")Confuseding:
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Of course the pirates of Scarface, don't talk "like a Pirate". Well we will read that in a few weeks.

Hmmm, you should post the birthday wish to Hermione Granger on the Harry Potter forum. . . .
Oh wait you alaready have.
Irene
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In honor of the singularly appropriate natal anniversary of the pirate I'm married to [who's almost forgiven Irene for introducing me to that book dealer, another evil man Wink], Irene may allow a couple of links

A fun video of the Tom Smith song "Talk Like A Pirate Day": http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WfYoymsfTpA

The song about Hermione Granger celebrating her piratical birthday: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k3p_Kewu7jc

Both songs, along with "Pirate Christmas" & lots of others, are available on Tom's free mp3 page:
http://www.tomsmithonline.com/freestuff/index.html

Jerrie
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