‘Talk Like a Pirate Day’ segment scuttled as teleprompter fails

Arrrrrrgh. A not-so-Jolly Roger raises his white flag when a WGN news anchor comes up empty on buccaneer-themed ad-libs and sinks the skit.

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That’s about as much pirate-speak as news anchor buccaneer “Long John Johnny Johnson” could muster out when a teleprompter failure sank the WGN broadcast’s skit:

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