Hear ye, hear ye! ‘Tis Talk Like Shakespeare Day!

William Shakespeare’s 450th Birthday Here are a few tips from the official website to teach you how to get your Bard on: Instead of you, say thou or thee (and instead of y’all, say ye). Rhymed couplets are all the rage. Men are Sirrah, ladies are Mistress, and your friends are all called Cousin. Instead of cursing, try calling your tormentors jackanapes or canker-blossoms or poisonous bunch-back’d toads. Don’t waste time saying “it,” just … More Hear ye, hear ye! ‘Tis Talk Like Shakespeare Day!