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SEPTEMBER 19, 2018 | TALK LIKE A PIRATE DAY | NATIONAL BUTTERSCOTCH PUDDING DAY

Talk Like a Pirate Day September 19

TALK LIKE A PIRATE DAY

This National Day sails away annually on September 19th.

All you bilge rats, Aaaaaaaaaaaaarrrrrrrrrrrrgh! As you are out and about on September 19th, don’t be surprised if people are saying, “Ahoy Matie,” “Avast,” “Aye, Aye Capt’n,” “Land ho!” “Hornpipe,” and many other pirate-like phrases, because it’s International Talk Like a Pirate Day. 

HOW TO OBSERVE

Anchor’s away! Get your sea legs and a barrel o’ rum. Feel free to join in anytime with your own version of Pirate-ese. Learn more on how to talk like a pirate here. Use #TalkLikeAPirateDay to share on social media.

HISTORY

International Talk Like a Pirate Day was founded by John Baur and Mark Summers (aka Ol’ Chumbucket and Cap’n Slappy) in 1995.  Click here for the entire story!

National Butterscotch Pudding Day September 19

NATIONAL BUTTERSCOTCH PUDDING DAY

National Butterscotch Pudding Day is observed annually on September 19.  The primary ingredients in the making of butterscotch are brown sugar and butter. However, corn syrup, vanilla, and salt are also sometimes used.  In a 1848 newspaper, according to “Housewife’s Corner” and Masluk Cream Co., the real recipe for “making Doncaster butterscotch is one pound of butter, one pound of sugar and a quarter of a pound of treacle, boiled together.”

Butterscotch is often used as a flavor for items such as sauces, candies, and frostings. 

HOW TO OBSERVE

Give this delicious recipe a try: Creamy Butterscotch Pudding Recipe.

Use #ButterscotchPuddingDay to post on social media.

HISTORY

Within our research, we were unable to find the origin of National Butterscotch Pudding Day.

About National Day Calendar

National Day Calendar™ is the authoritative source for fun, unusual and unique National Days! Since our humble beginnings on National Popcorn Day in 2013, we now track nearly 1,500 National Days, National Weeks and National Months.  In addition, our research team continues to uncover the origins of existing National Days as well as discover new, exciting days for everyone to celebrate.
 
Whether you want to celebrate your favorite mail carrier and flip flops, share your joy for bacon and chocolate cake or enjoy popcorn (our office favorite) on National Popcorn Day, stay in-the-know by signing-up for our e-mail updates, and follow us on Facebook and Twitter. Don’t find yourself unprepared on Talk Like a Pirate Day or Answer the Phone Like Buddy the Elf Day – join us as we #CelebrateEveryDay!

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