See also this limerick’s Tush Trilogy companion pieces:
Esprit de corps means a feeling of pride, good morale, fellowship and common loyalty shared by the members of a particular group. Butt pirate is pejorative slang for homosexual. Seamen (sailors) and semen (ejaculate) are homophones, words that are spelled differently, but sound the same. Booty is a homograph; it has two meanings: forcibly seized valuables — also known as loot, plunder, pillage or spoils — and buttocks. The latter has been in use since the mid-fifteenth century. Those grog-swilling pirates may have been ahead of their time regarding marriage equality. Look up the practice of matelotage — the etymological ancestor of “mate” — to learn more.