Hark Thee! ‘Tis Talk like Shakespeare Day!
April 5, 2022
National Talk Like Shakespeare Day, April 23, honors playwright, poet, actor, and writer William Shakespeare. Shakespeare is best known for his plays including Romeo & Juliet, Hamlet, Macbeth and many others.
Shakespeare is credited for contributing hundreds of words and phrases to the English language including: ode, manager, bandit, bedazzled, uncomfortable, in a pickle, rant, and swagger. Talketh like Shakespeare today! How doth thy learn?
Here are some helpful hints to tryeth:
- Thou, thee, or ye – Should be used instead of “you” or “your”
- Hast – Should be used instead of “have” or “has”
- ‘Tis, ‘Twas or T’will – Should be used instead of including the word “it”
- Doth – Should be used instead of “do” or “does”
- Hark – Should be used instead of “listen” or “heed”