WOTD: Hilding

Here’s a word I was asked to define today while in a rehearsal for a production Romeo and Juliet I am “voice/text coaching,” it’s also another word you can use … Continue Reading ⇒

WOTD: Sith

Not as in Darth Vader, Dark Lord of the. Hm. If Darth Vader were a Shakespearean character, who would he be? I’ll get back to you on that one. Do … Continue Reading ⇒

WOTD: Deceptious

The great part about Shakespeare’s language is that it contains certain uncommon words that are fun on the tongue. deceptious (adj.) IPA Pronunciation: deceptive, deceiving TROILUS As if those organs … Continue Reading ⇒

WOTD: Periapt

There is no immediate significance to me choosing the word. It was a completely random selection. Or maybe it was fate. Who can tell for sure? periapt (n.) IPA Pronunciation: … Continue Reading ⇒

WOTD: Jackanape

Modern insults are rather uncreative. Our vocabulary has become drab and boring when you want to make yourself feel better by making someone else feel worse. Today’s word of the … Continue Reading ⇒

WOTD: Russet

Breaking away from words that look like you know them, here’s something different. russet (adj.) IPA Pronunciation: a yellow or reddish light brown HORATIO …But look, the morn, in russet … Continue Reading ⇒

WOTD: Approve

Continuing with the theme of words that are spelled and pronounced the same as modern words but have different meanings, I give you – approve (v.) IPA Pronunciation: try, prove, … Continue Reading ⇒