Good Night Sweet Prince

We often hear how much Shakespeare has influenced our language, that there are phrases and words we still use today. Often they go unnoticed because they’re so tightly woven into … Continue Reading ⇒

Say What?

Shakespeare is hard enough to understand with the hard grammatical constructions, and difficult vocabulary… so why is it that so many people make it harder for the listener to understand? … Continue Reading ⇒

Theatre -> TV/Film?

I promise this post will be a bit off topic. Not about Shakespeare exactly, but theatre in general. For those of you theatre students and other theatre practitioners out there: … Continue Reading ⇒

WOTD: Dewlap

Here’s a fun word. There’s nothing like odd names for body parts that you don’t really care about. dewlap (n.) IPA Pronunciation: /`d(j)ulæp/ folds of loose skin around the neck … Continue Reading ⇒

A Shakespeare Christmas

MERRY CHRISTMAS!!! I hope you all are conviving with your friends, family, and/or loved ones. Now that you all have gift certificates and some cash on hand, it’s a good … Continue Reading ⇒

WOTD: Union

This is one of this words that will make sense when used in context. But by itself it’s one of those words that make you think “WTF mate?” It is … Continue Reading ⇒


No, not the past tense of “eat”. That would be a silly thing to write about. Not that food doesn’t deserve to be written about, but I think you all … Continue Reading ⇒