1750 was the start of piracy. Captain Pugwash was always on 10 minutes before the six o’clock news.
Long John Silver
Treasure found in a pirate’s underpants.
Trousers hiding pirate underpants.
Splicing the main brace
Repairing your doubloons after secreting too much treasure in them.
How pirates like their women.
The Spanish Main
Alternative entree favoured by English pirates.
Pieces of eight
What cheap rum comes in.
Common medical complaint after too much spanish main and cheap rum.
X marks the spot
Nautical form of acne treatment.
Pirate having a spot dealt with.
Booby prize in a pirating competition.
Station playing songs by Johnny Kidd, Captain Hook and Maroon 5.
Beyonce Knowles. Also featured on pirate radio.
What pirate rappers sing about.
Skull and crossbones
Victoria Beckham. Not on the playlist.
Piratical insult. Also see “Booty”.
Pirates of Penzance
Sailed off with an entire town, which they relocated on Treasure Island. But the locals were unhappy, and nicknamed the place the Black Spot.
Piratical way of saying “OK” on the ship’s intercom.
What pirates amuse themselves with on long sea voyages.
Pirate in cold waters.
Pirate in dirty waters.
Gandalf. Not a pirate.
What pirate beards are made of.
The golden age of piracy ended when their language became so preposterous that their victims failed to take them seriously.