While checking out Graeme Sandford’s blog, he made me realise that I had done nothing to mark Shakespeare’s 400th anniversary. (Graeme even has a poetry book coming out about it – check it out! https://graemesandford.com/2016/05/14/bardly-writ-the-book/ ) So, to make amends for this oversight, here are some Shakespearean lines that have survived 400-plus years, mangled here for cheap laughs and entertainment. It’s what the Bard himself would have wanted…
Neither a borrower nor a lender be.
In fact, just stay out of my stuff.
What a piece of work is a man!
Well, most of them.
There is nothing good or bad, but thinking makes it so.
Said no one who ever stood in dog mess
Friends, Romans, country men – lend me your ears.
Mine aren’t working too well. Age…
Look like the innocent flower, but be the serpent under it.
Who steals my purse steals trash.
It just has a bunch of receipts and an old credit card in it. Plus that contraceptive from 1997…
#7 – the obligatory zombie reference...
Zombie Shakespeare said to thee,
Life for me is “not to be”
Almost certainly more to follow!