Shakespeare’s Phrases: What we’ve taken from the Bard

There are few playwrights in the English-speaking world that are as well-known as William Shakespeare. He is best known for writing plays including Romeo and Juliet, Midsummer’s Night Dream, Macbeth, Othello and Hamlet. The universal themes and the way he wrote his plays mean that Shakespeare is studied at all levels of the British educational […]

Twisting Tongues Thoroughly

While two weeks ago we handled the origins and the creation of the cockney rhyming slang today we want to present you with a more international linguistic phenomenon: the tongue twister! The Encyclopaedia Britannica defined the tongue twister as a group of words “made difficult to articulate” by putting words of alliterative, consonant and rhyming […]

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