MOMENTS WHEN YOU UNKNOWINGLY QUOTED SHAKESPEARE
Saying that the great bard of Avon had a massive impact on the development of the English language is not an understatement.
Apart from gracing the Earth with a great number of immortal plays and beautiful sonnets, the genius playwright also coined and popularized a number of new words in the English language and is certainly among the most quoted writers in history. But William Shakespeare’s contribution to modern English didn’t end there. As a matter of fact, you may have made several references to the world's greatest dramatist in your lifetime without even realizing it, as many of the phrases he invented have become so widespread that they entered the general vocabulary. Here are 10 such wildly common phrases for which we should all thank Shakespeare!
Clancy's comment: There ya go, folks. English is such an evolving language.