Expletives: Exploring 16th Century Curse Words

Expletives: Exploring 16th Century Curse Words

Access over 150 additional episodes in our back catalog on Patreon! Join today at http://www.patreon.com/thatshakespearelife Profanity is a term we use to describe naughty words, but as a definition, profanity is anything that happens when specific religious terms get...
Exclamation Point in the 16th Century

Exclamation Point in the 16th Century

Access over 150 additional episodes in our back catalog on Patreon! Join today at http://www.patreon.com/thatshakespearelife  In his 1611 English to French dictionary, Randle Cotgrave defines the exclamation point as “the point of admiration and detestation”...
English Accents During Shakespeare’s Lifetime

English Accents During Shakespeare’s Lifetime

That Shakespeare Life is supported by listeners who sign up to be our patrons. Join our listener community today. This website contains affiliate links. One of the most common issues with Shakespare’s plays is understanding the language. He used not only words that...