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Avast Me Hearties It's Rosh Hashanah

By Dan Friedman

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For reasons best known to the buccaneering community, September 19, 2009, also known as Rosh Hashanah, was declared International Talk Like A Pirate Day by the Talk Like a Pirate Webpage. They celebrated the Jewish New Year in a variety of ways, but with fewer apples, pomegranates or black-eyed peas than usually eaten by my family.

So far there have been no announcements vis-a-vis September 28 (aka Yom Kippur), from either the Society for Acting Like a Gorilla or the Internet Consortium for Uncontrollable Mouth-Foaming. There are, though, still six full repenting days until the gates of Neilah close.

Each to their minhag I guess. Shiver me timbers and a shana tova.


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