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The Week is Link: Everyday Shakespeare Expresssions

October 23rd, 2009 by admin

A collection of 150 everyday expressions from Shakespeare.  My favorites after the jump.

Dead as a doornail—Henry VI, part 2

Flaming youth—Hamlet

Good riddance—Troilus and Cressida

Green-eyed monsterOthello

My own flesh and blood—The Merchant of Venice

One fell swoop—Macbeth

Wear my heart on my sleeve—Othello

Hold a candle to—The Merchant of Venice

The world’s mine oyster—The Merry Wives of Windsor

Knock, knock! Who’s there? —Macbeth

What the dickens—The Merry Wives of Windsor

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