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Bard Language

There was an old fellow named Will/ Who wrote with rare humour and skill/ His sonnets and plays/ Left many a phrase/ In popular idiom still./// There was an old fellow named WillWho wrote with rare humour and skillHis sonnets … Continue reading

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William’s Chillums

Will Shakespeare wrote brilliant plays,/ The coiner of many a phrase/ Now pipes in his yard/ Suggest the old bard/ Did this in a weed-scented haze./// http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/theatre/william-shakespeare/11792533/Cannabis-discovered-in-tobacco-pipes-found-in-William-Shakespeares-garden.html Will Shakespeare wrote brilliant plays The coiner of many a phrase Now pipes in his … Continue reading

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I AM A WEAKISH SPELLER

To mark Shakespeare’s 450th birthday, here is the author’s cut (i.e. longer) of my chapter on him in There Was an Old Geezer Called Caesar. There was an old fellow named Will Who wrote with rare humour and skill. In … Continue reading

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Bard Education

There was an old Fellowes named Jools/ Who simplified Shakespeare for fools/ Declaring the Bard/ Unfeasibly hard/ Unless one attended top skools.   ///http://www.theguardian.com/stage/2013/oct/14/globe-theatre-julian-fellowes-shakespeare https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/390031078909415424  

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