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pirate-speak v1.0.1

A simple pirate translator

Pirate Speak

A Node module for translating from english to pirate, built for teaching Node.

Pirate Forest Gump


$ npm install --save pirate-speak


var pirateSpeak = require('pirate-speak');

var english = 'Cash rules everything around me C.R.E.A.M. get the money';
var pirate = pirateSpeak.translate(english);
//  -> Coin rules everything around me C.R.E.A.M. get thar doubloons
var pirateSpeak = require('pirate-speak');

var english = 'Mama always said life was like a box of chocolates. You never know what you\'re gonna get.';
var pirate = pirateSpeak.translate(english);
//  -> Mama always said life be like a barrel o' chocolates. Ye nary know what you're gonna get.

Example Translations

As he came into thar window
It be thar sound o' a crescendo
He came into her apartment
He port thar bloodstains on thar carpet
She ran underneath thar table
He could see she be unable
So she ran into thar bedroom
She be struck down, it be her doom

Annie, be ye ok?
So, Annie be ye ok
Be ye ok, Annie
Annie, be ye ok?
So, Annie be ye ok
Be ye ok, Annie

--- Captain Jackson
If me be yer boyfriend, I'd nary let ye sail
me can take ye places ye ain't nary been afore
Baby, take a chance or you'll nary ever know
me got doubloons in me hands that I'd verily like t' blow
Swag, swag, swag, on ye
Chillin' by thar fire while our jolly crew eatin' fondue
me don't know about me but me know about ye
So cry ahoy t' falsetto in three, two, swag

--- First Mate Bieber

Part of the teaching exercise involved building a backend pirate API and then interacting with it from a frontend. A live version of the heroku app is available here.

Heroku Pirate App


You can check out the full license here

This project is licensed under the terms of the MIT license.


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