The Talk Like A Pirate Translation API allows users to submit text and get the translation to pirate speak in return. The default return format is txt but JSON and XML are also options. The Pirate translations are pulled from Tom Crouchers YQL table in the yahoo developer's blog section.
Landlubbers, you better get your sea legs ready, international talk like a pirate day is fast approaching on Wednesday September 19th! What started as a joke among a few friends in 2002 has grown into an international phenomenon. Here's what you need to know to bring you up to speed with all the recent technological advances to enable your talk like a pirate revelry. First off is the ArrrPI for translating the language of landlubbers into the parlance of pirates.