Friend Susan had this to say on Facebook:
Had such a fantastic day canoeing on the North Saskatchewan, that we've
decided to turn pirate. Next time you see me on the river, we'll be
flying a Jolly Roger and waving cutlasses and cursing the power boats.
want to buy some chocolate pieces of eight. Anybody who can answer the
riddle, 'what's a pirate's favourite letter?' will get one. Unless
they're in a power boat.
When a friend of hers suggested that the favourite letter might be ...'R'... Susan replied:
A good guess! But a pirate's first love is the 'C'!