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Words Shakespeare Invented

Words Shakespeare Invented

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Next month, on the 23rd of April, would be Shakespeare's birthday – a day to celebrate all things, William Shakespeare. But just how much did Shakespeare influence our culture today and more specifically, our language.

 

Here are some famous words or phrases that Shakespeare came up with, that we still use today.

 

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  • Bloody

 

  • Frugal

 

  • Generous

 

  • Lonely

 

  • Majestic

 

  • Cold-blooded

 

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And here are two wonderful phrases that Shakespeare invented.

 

  • All that glitters isn’t gold

 

  • Wear one’s heart on one’s sleeve

 


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