Many land-lubbers have nary an idee what it's all about. Well, it's about nothin' at all, 'cept takin' one day out o' a year to talk like a pirate. So put on yer eye patch, polish up yer peg leg and do a jig with some hearty friends!
They'll all think you be crazy, but so be it. Let 'em. You'll have all the fun while they sit aside and speak proper all kinds o' chum 'bout ye. But the joke's on them!