Common Expressions Made Popular By Shakespeare
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Common Expressions Made Popular By Shakespeare

Shakespearean slang will justify anything you say or do.

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Common Expressions Made Popular By Shakespeare
Hayley Martin

Ah, William Shakespeare, the great poet. He had a way with words and more often than not we use his expressions without realizing he either coined the phrase or gave rise to their popularity. It's easier than you think to have full conversations limited to using only Shakespearean slang. Have you ever wondered how that convo might go? I thought it could go something like this.



Yes, even the beloved knock knock joke came from the poet.



Will was more of a realist, neither an optimist nor a pessimist.



But he knew how revenge worked.



And clearly did not give two shits.



The cynical cleverness had no bounds.



It's easy to take his words literally or figuratively depending on our given situation.



We should really bring back "Dickens."



Thanks, Will. You da man.




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