Archive for September 4th, 2011

Thou beslubbering motley-minded gudgeon!

| September 4, 2011 | 2 Comments 

 With the new film “Anonymous” questioning whether the works of William Shakespeare’s were all “a fraud” and the fascinating event, a while back and reignited recently, of Sir Derek Jacobi, and others, questioning the authorship of much, if not all, of The Bard’s works (HERE and HERE) I was reminded of the natty “Shakepseare Insult Kit” or “Taunter

There are many writers, authors, poets, actors and thinkers who have doubted the Bard’s authenticity, including Mark TwainCharles Dickens, Orson Welles, Charlie Chaplin, and even Sir John Gielgud

You might want to take a look at the insulter but I don’t reckon you can take it…

…You starvelling, you eel-skin, you dried neat’s-tongue, you bull’s-pizzle, you stock-fish–O for breath to utter what is like thee!-you tailor’s-yard, you sheath, you bow-case, you vile standing tuck!

(Henry IV, part I)