Very wordy geeky of me, i know.
Feel free to ignore. But ….
The English language owes a great debt to Shakespeare. He invented over 1700 of our common words by changing nouns into verbs, changing verbs into adjectives, connecting words never before used together, adding prefixes and suffixes, and devising words wholly original. Below is a list of a few of the words Shakespeare coined, hyperlinked to the play and scene from which it comes. When the word appears in multiple plays, the link will take you to the play in which it first appears.
5 Replies to “One Guy Made Up 1700 English Words We Still Use”
Amazing. Supposedly it’s his birthday today, although no one knows for sure.
this makes a lot of sense
A true wordsmith!
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