[I was subjected to Shakespeare’s incomprehensible drivel at school and it left a lifelong antipathy towards the man and his plays]
it seems, however, I am in good company – I am not the only philistine when it comes to Shakespeare and his plays . . . http://tinyurl.com/jb6j89l
Well, yes they did that of course – [really some folk have got real mucky minds] 🙄
No, I mean other than that
Well they played party games
For instance, when he wasn’t pre-occupied with his muse, Bill (Shakespeare to you lot) liked nothing better than to . . .
Some South African blokes have it seems requested permission from the Church of England to exhume his body in order to establish whether or not he was a user of cannabis and cocaine.
The suggestion that he might have been stems from the discovery in 2001 of pipes from his garden that revealed traces of cannabis and cocaine
Hhhmm, if the bard was writing his plays while smoking weed that might explain the unintelligible gibberish he passed off as English when he was writing his plays
Source – http://tinyurl.com/6fsx9ep
Tsk, tsk, it’s the man’s birthday, innit?
And the good people of Illinois, if their Governor has his way, are marking the occasion by talking like Shakespeare today – see http://tinyurl.com/6eppvne
If you want to emulate this idea, but don’t feel qualified to do so because you lack the necessary vocabulary, never fear, the MadHatters are here to help you out. For an exhaustive list of Shakespearian words and their meaning visit – http://tinyurl.com/yoq5ae
P.S. if anyone was wondering, the auld bugger would have been 447 yrs old today
Hhmm, watching Taming of the Shrew performed in Urdu would be just as intelligible to me as watching the same play performed in incomprehensible archaic medieval English.
As a child in a Scottish school . . .
pissed off not happy