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Talk Like a Pirate Day!


What do a detectorist and a pirate have in common? Turns out, a lot! They both hunt for treasure, go out in search of booty, and have a funny way of talking. For National Talk Like a Pirate Day, we’ve put together a little quiz and some jokes to keep you groaning laughing until we can all escape from Davy Jones’ locker.

Talk Like a Pirate Day! Quiz

Answer the 4 questions below by filling in the blanks with metal detecting terms from the word bank.

  1. Arrrrrgh, do you want to come see our chest full of ____?
  2. This ___ is eyein’ me _______.
  3. I got a reale good _____ from the Treasure Coast.
  4. They say she’s been _________ but this scallywag goes deeper!

Word Bank

A. Booty
B. Gawker
C. Hunted to death
D. Screamer
E. Honeyhole

Talk Like a Pirate Day! Jokes

Q: What’s the difference between walking the plank and pulling the plug?

Wisconsin Quarter

Wisconsin Quarter

A: One can be done in the hospital.

Q: How do you get a crusty old pirate off the boat?
A: Send them dirt fishing.

Q: What do you call 4 Wisconsin quarters?
A: A buccaneer.

Q: What’s the difference between a reale and a doubloon?
A: The helium.

Q: What does a pirate say when he sniffs a Lincoln penny?
A: Arrrgh, that’s a scabby cent.

After you’ve sailed the Kellyco seas (read: you’ve finished reading these ridiculous jokes), dig for buried treasure on our website.

Here are your clues:

Ocean Floor

Ocean Floor

  1. You can’t see me at night, maybe only by candlelight. But you’ll see clearly at break of day, and I’ll point you on your way.
  2. On the ocean floor at a depth of a man and a half, take a deep breath and know it won’t be your last.
About The Author
Jenna is new to the metal detecting community. Although new to the hobby, her passion for exploring and outdoor adventure has been a lifelong interest.