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You probably know a few blatherskites, if they cross your path today, join in. It’s National Babble Day! Babble, babble, babble to yourself, babble to others, babble by a babbling brook.   All you have to do to celebrate is talk rapidly and continuously in a foolish, excited, or incomprehensible way.  Some of you celebrate every day and don’t know it, but maybe you have a friend or coworker who is reading this post right now and thinking of you.

When I think of babbling, I immediately think of the Tower of Babel.  (It’s in the Bible, read it for yourself.) Some people think they have all the answers. The leaders of most countries know they have all the answers. Well, pride comes before the fall, but maybe peace comes before pride. I’m sure the Garden of Eden was peaceful. Just something to think about as we strive for world peace. Everything has its purpose, right? Babble and…


Today’s References: Dictionary.com, Bible Study Tools


You know how sometimes you and your friends are playing around and make up a new word, then use that word in public and all of a sudden everyone is using that word?  Well, that’s basically how today’s holiday began.  It’s Internationally Talk Like a Pirate Day!  The pirate guys, John Baur and Mark Summers, are friends who spontaneously started talking like pirates and made it a personal holiday that eventually became an international celebration.  What do you do when pirates take over the world?  Join or walk the plank.  If you don’t plan on walking the plank, brush up on your pirate lingo and join the celebration.  You have permission to go all out.  This is an international holiday.  So, pull out your eye patch, parrot, and hook. Walk the walk, talk the talk, and…



Today’s References: Talk Like a Pirate, Pirate Glossary