Shakespeare: Original pronunciation (YouTube)

Shakespeare: Original pronunciation (YouTube)

An introduction by David and Ben Crystal to the ‘Original Pronunciation’ production of Shakespeare and what they reveal about the history of the English language.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gPlpphT7n9s#t=175

RECOMMENDED READING:

Grace McCarthy: 7 Filthy Jokes You Didn’t Notice in Shakespeare (Cracked)

Let’s face it: The percentage of our audience who will just sit down and read a bunch of Shakespeare without being forced to by a professor is pretty damned small. And that’s too bad, because what most non-English majors don’t realize is that under Shakespeare’s flowery language and incomprehensible old-timey wordplay is a whole lot of sly references to boners, anal sex, masturbation, and much worse.

http://www.cracked.com/article_20501_7-filthy-jokes-you-didnt-notice-in-shakespeare.html

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Free PDF book: Honey Badger Goes to Hell — and Heaven

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