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”...
Curse Words with John Spurr

Curse Words with John Spurr

That Shakespeare Life is supported in part by listeners who sign up to be our patrons. Join our listener community today. This website contains affiliate links. Forsooth and by the saints, we are exploring curse words today from Shakespeare’s lifetime. The changeover...
Becoming Elizabeth: The History of the Word F**K

Becoming Elizabeth: The History of the Word F**K

by Cassidy Cash This website uses affiliate links. You can unlock extra history research by becoming a patron. Some of my twitter friends were waiting up until midnight to catch the very first minutes of Becoming Elizabeth, the 8-episode docu-series from Starz about...