Sam:  I’m shimmering in my timbers.

Me:  Where did you hear that?

Sam:  It is what that pirate says.  You know the little bald people.

Me:  I think he might have said – Shiver me timbers.

Sam:  It could have been that but I am pretty sure he said – I’m shimmering in my timbers.

Katie:  Shimmer means shiny or sparkly and timber means trees or wood.

Me:  And shivering is shaking because you are cold or scared.

Sam:  I like shiny sparkly trees.