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PopQuizzical Daily! for September 19, 2012

(Happy “International Talk Like a Pirate Day”!)

In May 1718, the pirate Blackbeard set up a successful blockade of what U.S. costal city?

(Answer in tomorrow’s PopQuizzical Daily! —> also, the new PopQuizzical on Pirates!)
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Yesterday's PopQuizzical Daily! answer: 
Silver.
Silver coins were referred to as ‘pieces of eight’ due to their worth of eight Spanish reales.  To pirates, they were indeed: bootilicious.  (Sure, I’m ashamed to have perpetrated that joke, but you were all thinking it.  Shame upon you, too.)

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