Tomorrow, September 19 is Talk Like A Pirate Day. Our latest opti-fun and Pirate Trivia is Where did the world Pirate come from? According to Wikipedia:
The English “pirate” is derived from the Latin term pirata (“sailor, corsair, sea robber”) and that from Greek πειρατής (peiratēs), “brigand”, in turn from πειράομαι (peiráomai), “I attempt”, from πεῖρα (peîra), “attempt, experience”. The meaning of the Greek word peiratēs literally is “one who attacks (ships)“.