>Talk Like Shakespeare Day

>Richard Daley, Mayor of Chicago, is announcing this morning that Thursday (Shakespeare’s birthday) will be Talk Like Shakespeare Day in the city. Check out the article in the Chicago Tribune: Talk Like Shakespeare Day. With Chicago accents, that ought to be amusing. (Actually, the story’s pretty funny without the accents.)

H/T Kathy

Speaking of Shakespeare’s birthday, the American Shakespeare Center is celebrating all this week: Shakespeare Birthday Week, including tours, free shows, a party, and the Stark Raving Sane Benefit (with live auction of cool stuff).

And all of this Shakespeare talk reminds me of this Shakespearean Insulter. Here’s a good example, which I send out to my good friend Chris G.: “Thou puking fly-bitten barnacle!”

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  1. >Ha. I loved the article, although my daughter raised her eyebrows as if to say, “what is all that cackling about?” Thanks for the post.

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