I Have a Dream Speech

Martin Luther King’s I Have a Dream Speech – in Pig Latin

I recently published a post showing what Thomas Jefferson’s Declaration of Independence would have looked like if it was written in Jive. For fun, I took one of the most famous speeches in history, Martin Luther King Jr.’s I Have a Dream speech and translated it into Pig Latin.

Take a look…

Iyay amyay appyhay otay oinjay ithway youay odaytay inyay atwhay illway ogay ownday inyay istoryhay asyay ethay eatestgray emonstrationday orfay eedomfray inyay ethay istoryhay ofyay ouryay ationnay.

Ivefay orescay yearsay agoyay, ayay eatgray Americanyay, inyay osewhay ymbolicsay adowshay eway andstay odaytay, ignedsay ethay Emancipationyay Oclamationpray. Isthay omentousmay ecreeday amecay asyay ayay eatgray eaconbay ightlay ofyay opehay otay illionsmay ofyay Egronay avesslay owhay adhay eenbay earedsay inyay ethay amesflay ofyay itheringway injusticeyay. Ityay amecay asyay ayay oyousjay aybreakday otay endyay ethay onglay ightnay ofyay eirthay aptivitycay.

Utbay oneyay undredhay yearsay aterlay, ethay Egronay illstay isyay otnay eefray. Oneyay undredhay yearsay aterlay, ethay ifelay ofyay ethay Egronay isyay illstay adlysay ippledcray ybay ethay anaclesmay ofyay egregationsay andyay ethay ainschay ofyay iscriminationday. Oneyay undredhay yearsay aterlay, ethay Egronay iveslay onyay ayay onelylay islandyay ofyay overtypay inyay ethay idstmay ofyay ayay astvay oceanyay ofyay aterialmay osperitypray. Oneyay undredhay yearsay aterlay, ethay Egronay isyay illstay anguishedlay inyay ethay ornerscay ofyay Americanyay ocietysay andyay indsfay imselfhay anyay exileyay inyay ishay ownyay andlay. Andyay osay e’veway omecay erehay odaytay otay amatizedray ayay amefulshay onditioncay.

Inyay ayay ensesay e’veway omecay otay ouryay ation’snay apitalcay otay ashcay ayay eckchay. Enwhay ethay architectsyay ofyay ouryay epublicray otewray ethay agnificentmay ordsway ofyay ethay Onstitutioncay andyay ethay Eclarationday ofyay Independenceyay, eythay ereway igningsay ayay omissorypray otenay otay ichwhay everyyay Americanyay asway otay allfay eirhay. Isthay otenay asway ayay omisepray atthay allyay enmay, yesay, ackblay enmay asyay ellway asyay itewhay enmay, ouldway ebay uaranteedgay ethay “unalienableyay Ightsray” ofyay “Ifelay, Ibertylay andyay ethay ursuitpay ofyay Appinesshay.” Ityay isyay obviousyay odaytay atthay Americayay ashay efaultedday onyay isthay omissorypray otenay, insofaryay asyay erhay itizenscay ofyay olorcay areyay oncernedcay. Insteadyay ofyay onoringhay isthay acredsay obligationyay, Americayay ashay ivengay ethay Egronay eoplepay ayay adbay eckchay, ayay eckchay ichwhay ashay omecay ackbay arkedmay “insufficientyay undsfay.”

Utbay eway efuseray otay elievebay atthay ethay ankbay ofyay usticejay isyay ankruptbay. Eway efuseray otay elievebay atthay erethay areyay insufficientyay undsfay inyay ethay eatgray aultsvay ofyay opportunityyay ofyay isthay ationnay. Andyay osay, e’veway omecay otay ashcay isthay eckchay, ayay eckchay atthay illway ivegay usyay uponyay emandday ethay ichesray ofyay eedomfray andyay ethay ecuritysay ofyay usticejay.

Eway avehay alsoyay omecay otay isthay allowedhay otspay otay emindray Americayay ofyay ethay iercefay urgencyyay ofyay Ownay. Isthay isyay onay imetay otay engageyay inyay ethay uxurylay ofyay oolingcay offyay oryay otay aketay ethay anquilizingtray ugdray ofyay adualismgray. Ownay isyay ethay imetay otay akemay ealray ethay omisespray ofyay emocracyday. Ownay isyay ethay imetay otay iseray omfray ethay arkday andyay esolateday alleyvay ofyay egregationsay otay ethay unlitsay athpay ofyay acialray usticejay. Ownay isyay ethay imetay otay iftlay ouryay ationnay omfray ethay uicksandsqay ofyay acialray injusticeyay otay ethay olidsay ockray ofyay otherhoodbray. Ownay isyay ethay imetay otay akemay usticejay ayay ealityray orfay allyay ofyay Od’sgay ildrenchay.

Ityay ouldway ebay atalfay orfay ethay ationnay otay overlookyay ethay urgencyyay ofyay ethay omentmay. Isthay elteringsway ummersay ofyay ethay Egro’snay egitimatelay iscontentday illway otnay asspay untilyay erethay isyay anyay invigoratingyay autumnyay ofyay eedomfray andyay equalityyay. Ineteennay ixty-threesay isyay otnay anyay endyay, utbay ayay eginningbay. Andyay osethay owhay opehay atthay ethay Egronay eedednay otay owblay offyay eamstay andyay illway ownay ebay ontentcay illway avehay ayay uderay awakeningyay ifyay ethay ationnay eturnsray otay usinessbay asyay usualyay. Andyay erethay illway ebay eithernay estray ornay anquilitytray inyay Americayay untilyay ethay Egronay isyay antedgray ishay itizenshipcay ightsray. Ethay irlwindswhay ofyay evoltray illway ontinuecay otay akeshay ethay oundationsfay ofyay ouryay ationnay untilyay ethay ightbray ayday ofyay usticejay emergesyay.

Utbay erethay isyay omethingsay atthay Iyay ustmay aysay otay ymay eoplepay, owhay andstay onyay ethay armway esholdthray ichwhay eadslay intoyay ethay alacepay ofyay usticejay: Inyay ethay ocesspray ofyay aininggay ouryay ightfulray aceplay, eway ustmay otnay ebay uiltygay ofyay ongfulwray eedsday. Etlay usyay otnay eeksay otay atisfysay ouryay irstthay orfay eedomfray ybay inkingdray omfray ethay upcay ofyay itternessbay andyay atredhay. Eway ustmay oreverfay onductcay ouryay ugglestray onyay ethay ighhay aneplay ofyay ignityday andyay isciplineday. Eway ustmay otnay allowyay ouryay eativecray otestpray otay egenerateday intoyay ysicalphay iolencevay. Againyay andyay againyay, eway ustmay iseray otay ethay ajesticmay eightshay ofyay eetingmay ysicalphay orcefay ithway oulsay orcefay.

Ethay arvelousmay ewnay ilitancymay ichwhay ashay engulfedyay ethay Egronay ommunitycay ustmay otnay eadlay usyay otay ayay istrustday ofyay allyay itewhay eoplepay, orfay anymay ofyay ouryay itewhay othersbray, asyay evidencedyay ybay eirthay esencepray erehay odaytay, avehay omecay otay ealizeray atthay eirthay estinyday isyay iedtay upyay ithway ouryay estinyday. Andyay eythay avehay omecay otay ealizeray atthay eirthay eedomfray isyay inextricablyyay oundbay otay ouryay eedomfray.

Eway annotcay alkway aloneyay.

Andyay asyay eway alkway, eway ustmay akemay ethay edgeplay atthay eway allshay alwaysyay archmay aheadyay.

Eway annotcay urntay ackbay.

Erethay areyay osethay owhay areyay askingyay ethay evoteesday ofyay ivilcay ightsray, “Enwhay illway youay ebay atisfiedsay?” Eway ancay evernay ebay atisfiedsay asyay onglay asyay ethay Egronay isyay ethay ictimvay ofyay ethay unspeakableyay orrorshay ofyay olicepay utalitybray. Eway ancay evernay ebay atisfiedsay asyay onglay asyay ouryay odiesbay, eavyhay ithway ethay atiguefay ofyay aveltray, annotcay aingay odginglay inyay ethay otelsmay ofyay ethay ighwayshay andyay ethay otelshay ofyay ethay itiescay. Eway annotcay ebay atisfiedsay asyay onglay asyay ethay egro’snay asicbay obilitymay isyay omfray ayay allersmay ettoghay otay ayay argerlay oneyay. Eway ancay evernay ebay atisfiedsay asyay onglay asyay ouryay ildrenchay areyay ippedstray ofyay eirthay elf-hoodsay andyay obbedray ofyay eirthay ignityday ybay ignssay atingstay: “Orfay Iteswhay Onlyyay.” Eway annotcay ebay atisfiedsay asyay onglay asyay ayay Egronay inyay Ississippimay annotcay otevay andyay ayay Egronay inyay Ewnay Yorkay elievesbay ehay ashay othingnay orfay ichwhay otay otevay. Onay, onay, eway areyay otnay atisfiedsay, andyay eway illway otnay ebay atisfiedsay untilyay “usticejay ollsray ownday ikelay atersway, andyay ighteousnessray ikelay ayay ightymay eamstray.”

Iyay amyay otnay unmindfulyay atthay omesay ofyay youay avehay omecay erehay outyay ofyay eatgray ialstray andyay ibulationstray. Omesay ofyay youay avehay omecay eshfray omfray arrownay ailjay ellscay. Andyay omesay ofyay youay avehay omecay omfray areasyay erewhay youray uestqay — uestqay orfay eedomfray eftlay youay atteredbay ybay ethay ormsstay ofyay ersecutionpay andyay aggeredstay ybay ethay indsway ofyay olicepay utalitybray. Youay avehay eenbay ethay eteransvay ofyay eativecray ufferingsay. Ontinuecay otay orkway ithway ethay aithfay atthay unearnedyay ufferingsay isyay edemptiveray. Ogay ackbay otay Ississippimay, ogay ackbay otay Alabamayay, ogay ackbay otay Outhsay Arolinacay, ogay ackbay otay Eorgiagay, ogay ackbay otay Ouisianalay, ogay ackbay otay ethay umsslay andyay ettosghay ofyay ouryay orthernnay itiescay, owingknay atthay omehowsay isthay ituationsay ancay andyay illway ebay angedchay.

Etlay usyay otnay allowway inyay ethay alleyvay ofyay espairday, Iyay aysay otay youay odaytay, ymay iendsfray.

Andyay osay evenyay oughthay eway acefay ethay ifficultiesday ofyay odaytay andyay omorrowtay, Iyay illstay avehay ayay eamdray. Ityay isyay ayay eamdray eeplyday ootedray inyay ethay Americanyay eamdray.

Iyay avehay ayay eamdray atthay oneyay ayday isthay ationnay illway iseray upyay andyay ivelay outyay ethay uetray eaningmay ofyay itsyay eedcray: “Eway oldhay esethay uthstray otay ebay elf-evidentsay, atthay allyay enmay areyay eatedcray equalyay.”

Iyay avehay ayay eamdray atthay oneyay ayday onyay ethay edray illshay ofyay Eorgiagay, ethay onssay ofyay ormerfay avesslay andyay ethay onssay ofyay ormerfay aveslay ownersyay illway ebay ableyay otay itsay ownday ogethertay atyay ethay abletay ofyay otherhoodbray.

Iyay avehay ayay eamdray atthay oneyay ayday evenyay ethay atestay ofyay Ississippimay, ayay atestay elteringsway ithway ethay eathay ofyay injusticeyay, elteringsway ithway ethay eathay ofyay oppressionyay, illway ebay ansformedtray intoyay anyay oasisyay ofyay eedomfray andyay usticejay.

Iyay avehay ayay eamdray atthay ymay ourfay ittlelay ildrenchay illway oneyay ayday ivelay inyay ayay ationnay erewhay eythay illway otnay ebay udgedjay ybay ethay olorcay ofyay eirthay inskay utbay ybay ethay ontentcay ofyay eirthay aracterchay.

Iyay avehay ayay eamdray odaytay!

Iyay avehay ayay eamdray atthay oneyay ayday, ownday inyay Alabamayay, ithway itsyay iciousvay acistsray, ithway itsyay overnorgay avinghay ishay ipslay ippingdray ithway ethay ordsway ofyay “interpositionyay” andyay “ullificationnay” — oneyay ayday ightray erethay inyay Alabamayay ittlelay ackblay oysbay andyay ackblay irlsgay illway ebay ableyay otay oinjay andshay ithway ittlelay itewhay oysbay andyay itewhay irlsgay asyay isterssay andyay othersbray.

Iyay avehay ayay eamdray odaytay!

Iyay avehay ayay eamdray atthay oneyay ayday everyyay alleyvay allshay ebay exaltedyay, andyay everyyay illhay andyay ountainmay allshay ebay ademay owlay, ethay oughray acesplay illway ebay ademay ainplay, andyay ethay ookedcray acesplay illway ebay ademay aightstray; “andyay ethay oryglay ofyay ethay Ordlay allshay ebay evealedray andyay allyay eshflay allshay eesay ityay ogethertay.”

Isthay isyay ouryay opehay, andyay isthay isyay ethay aithfay atthay Iyay ogay ackbay otay ethay Outhsay ithway.

Ithway isthay aithfay, eway illway ebay ableyay otay ewhay outyay ofyay ethay ountainmay ofyay espairday ayay onestay ofyay opehay. Ithway isthay aithfay, eway illway ebay ableyay otay ansformtray ethay anglingjay iscordsday ofyay ouryay ationnay intoyay ayay eautifulbay ymphonysay ofyay otherhoodbray. Ithway isthay aithfay, eway illway ebay ableyay otay orkway ogethertay, otay aypray ogethertay, otay ugglestray ogethertay, otay ogay otay ailjay ogethertay, otay andstay upyay orfay eedomfray ogethertay, owingknay atthay eway illway ebay eefray oneyay ayday.

Andyay isthay illway ebay ethay ayday — isthay illway ebay ethay ayday enwhay allyay ofyay Od’sgay ildrenchay illway ebay ableyay otay ingsay ithway ewnay eaningmay:

Ymay ountrycay ‘istay ofyay eethay, eetsway andlay ofyay ibertylay, ofyay eethay Iyay ingsay.

Andlay erewhay ymay athersfay iedday, andlay ofyay ethay Ilgrim’spay idepray,

Omfray everyyay ountainsidemay, etlay eedomfray ingray!

Andyay ifyay Americayay isyay otay ebay ayay eatgray ationnay, isthay ustmay ecomebay uetray.

Andyay osay etlay eedomfray ingray omfray ethay odigiouspray illtopshay ofyay Ewnay Ampshirehay.

Etlay eedomfray ingray omfray ethay ightymay ountainsmay ofyay Ewnay Yorkay.

Etlay eedomfray ingray omfray ethay eighteninghay Allegheniesyay ofyay Ennsylvaniapay.

Etlay eedomfray ingray omfray ethay ow-cappedsnay Ockiesray ofyay Oloradocay.

Etlay eedomfray ingray omfray ethay urvaceouscay opesslay ofyay Aliforniacay.

Utbay otnay onlyyay atthay:

Etlay eedomfray ingray omfray Onestay Ountainmay ofyay Eorgiagay.

Etlay eedomfray ingray omfray Ookoutlay Ountainmay ofyay Ennesseetay.

Etlay eedomfray ingray omfray everyyay illhay andyay olehillmay ofyay Ississippimay.

Omfray everyyay ountainsidemay, etlay eedomfray ingray.

Andyay enwhay isthay appenshay, andyay enwhay eway allowyay eedomfray ingray, enwhay eway etlay ityay ingray omfray everyyay illagevay andyay everyyay amlethay, omfray everyyay atestay andyay everyyay itycay, eway illway ebay ableyay otay eedspay upyay atthay ayday enwhay allyay ofyay Od’sgay ildrenchay, ackblay enmay andyay itewhay enmay, Ewsjay andyay Entilesgay, Otestantspray andyay Atholicscay, illway ebay ableyay otay oinjay andshay andyay ingsay inyay ethay ordsway ofyay ethay oldyay Egronay iritualspay:

Eefray atyay astlay! Eefray atyay astlay!

Ankthay Odgay Almightyyay, eway areyay eefray atyay astlay!

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