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Shakespeare's influence extends from theatre and literature to present-day movies, Western .... Some estimates at the number of words coined by Shakespeare number in the several thousands. Warren King clarifies by saying that, "In all of .... Jump up ^ "Words Shakespeare Invented: List of Words Shakespeare Invented".

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He invented over 1700 of our common words by changing nouns into verbs, changing verbs into adjectives, ... How many plays did Shakespeare write?

mentalfloss.com/article/48657/20-words-we-owe-william-shakespeare

Jan 31, 2013 ... People prior to Shakespeare's time did own things; they just referred to ... inauspicious, among others) which Shakespeare invented only in the ...

www.merriam-webster.com/words-at-play/words-shakespeare-didnt-invent

It should be noted that at no point did the editors of the OED say "We have X entries for which Shakespeare is the earliest known user; therefore he invented X  ...

www.pri.org/stories/2013-08-19/did-william-shakespeare-really-invent-all-those-words

Aug 19, 2013 ... Scholars and the OED have cited Shakespeare as the originator of more than 1600 words. While he was the first to write down many words, ...

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Apr 24, 2015 ... One of the many pieces of popular lore attributed to Shakespeare (and there are a lot) is that he invented up to 1700 of the words we use today.

www.nosweatshakespeare.com/resources/shakespeare-words

Words Shakespeare Invented: Shakespeare is credited with inventing literally thousands of words. In all of his work - the plays, the sonnets and the narrative ...

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The argument by many scholars is that words and phrases attributed to Shakespeare were probably spoken first. This does not discount the fact, however, that ...

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Apr 23, 2013 ... Note: these are all Shakespeare's coinages according to the OED. That doesn't necessarily mean he invented every word, merely that in each ...