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Fie! Send him packing then lie low!

from NPR

Things We Say Today And Owe To Shakespeare

by EYDER PERALTA

A 20-year-old girl named Becky from London posted a picture of one of the pages of her Moleskine notebook on Tumblr. It has, as they say, gone viral and less than a week later is making waves across the Internet.

A page from a notebook.

It’s a simple thing: Becky wrote down, the “things we say today which we owe to Shakespeare.” It’s phrases like “send him packing,” “makes your hair stand on end,” and “lie low.”

[ click to read full post at NPR.org ]

Posted on September 15, 2011 by Editor

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