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William Shakespeare is the grand literary figure of the Western world. During England's Elizabethan period he wrote dozens of plays which continue to dominate world theater more than 400 years later. Shakespeare handled high drama, romance and slapstick comedy with equal ease, and so famous are his words that his quotes, from "To be or not to be" to "Parting is such sweet sorrow," take up more than 70 pages in recent print editions of Bartlett's Familiar Quotations. His works rival the King Jam More »
Born: April 23, 1564 (Stratford-upon-Avon, England)

www.shakespeare-online.com/biography/wordsinvented.html

The following is a list of some of the words Shakespeare coined and where they can be found, from Shakespeare Online.

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

Jan 31, 2013 ... Here are 20 examples of words we can thank Shakespeare for. .... inauspicious, among others) which Shakespeare invented only in the sense ...

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

People love to attribute these words to Shakespeare. They're wrong.

grammar.yourdictionary.com/word-lists/list-of-words-and-phrases-shakespeare-invented.html

However, it is commonly suggested that Shakespeare might not have invented certain words and phrases, but rather his works are the first time the words were ...

dogwonder.co.uk/2006/03/list-of-english-words-invented-by-shakespeare-wikipedia-the-free-encyclopedia

Mar 16, 2006 ... List of English words invented by Shakespeare – Wikipedia, the free ... William Shakespeare introduced more words into English than all other ...

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 ...

www.buzzfeed.com/lukelewis/words-you-didnt-realise-william-shakespeare-invented

Apr 23, 2013 ... The first recorded use of hundreds of words can be found in the plays of the Bard. Here are just a few of the terms he coined, according to the ...

www.bbcamerica.com/anglophenia/2014/04/45-phrases-coined-shakespeare-450th-birthday

45 Everyday Phrases Coined By Shakespeare ... Today is the 450th anniversary of the day Shakespeare was (possibly) born, and in tribute to his astonishing contribution ... 10 Words We Got from the Vikings · 1280x720_honey_pomegranate ...

io9.gizmodo.com/no-william-shakespeare-did-not-really-invent-1-700-eng-1700049586

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.