Talk:Pirate language

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Talking like a pirate

I've moved this page from the starting out section. Will be working on it more in the future. -Nikells

EDIT: Page is now titled "Pirate language" -User:Nikells

I like the content, but not the name of the page. Got any better ideas for what this page could be called? --Barrister 22:08, 5 September 2005 (PDT)
Swashbucklers Lexicon? If you have any better ideas I could always move the page. -Nikells 09:35, 6 September 2005 (GMT)
It is probably best to go with something that clearly indicates what the page is about (which Talking like a pirate is and Swashbuckler's Lexicon is not) but also fun (vice versa). I cannot think of any suitable names offhand, however. --Bia 03:40, 6 September 2005 (PDT)
How about something like "List of Piratey terms"? – Yaten talk 04:43, 6 September 2005 (PDT)
That is even more boringly descriptive than "Talking like a pirate." -User:Nikells 15:01, 6 September 2005 (GMT)
Uh, it is an encylopedic wiki afterall.... I'd suggest thinking of a name that is something that people would find while doing a search. "Pirate language"? --Guppymomma 07:47, 6 September 2005 (PDT)
That would probably suffice. --Bia 09:42, 6 September 2005 (PDT)
Sounds good to me! -User:Nikells 19:16, 6 September 2005 (GMT)

Etymology of 'Ye'

Interestingly, "ye" was originally a plural - the equivalent of the American "y'all", but only as the subject of a sentence. ("Ye shall me run!") "You" was also a plural but the object version. "Thou" and "Thee" were the singular versions.

  • "Thou shall see me run"
  • "I shall see thee run"
  • "Ye pirates shall see me run"
  • "I shall see you pirates run"

Later "ye" could be used as either subject or object, singular or plural. Of course, now "you" does the job of all four words.

--Surturz 31/05/2006 EST

'Ye' redirects here?

I was looking on menu information. Particularly the 'Ye' menu. Turns out 'Ye' is redirected to here. I can't find where the info on the menu is, so I can't add a redirect comment. --Moonfish1985 11:48, 29 June 2009 (UTC)

What you want is Ye panel. But yes, that should be a disambig. --Belthazar451 11:56, 29 June 2009 (UTC)