Shakespeare was a massive fabricator of the English language, inventing words where there were none, changing words to fit or suit, and punning gloriously. Check out this YouTube video on the sound of the language during Shakespeare’es time.
One of my daily newsletters is A Word A Day, from Wordsmith, where a word arrives in your inbox, every day! How sweet is that! This week the themed offerings have been words coined from characters in Shakespeare’s plays. Here’s the link, and you should subscribe and get A Word A Day.
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