Top-10 Modern Phrases Originating from a Shakespeare Play

William_Shakespeare_1609Here is a top-10 list of Shakespearean phrases most frequently used in our language today, as complied by the Merriam-Webster on-line dictionary.

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Yes indeed, the Bard lives!

 

#1: Green-Eyed Monster

 

#2: In a Pickle

 

#3: Love is Blind

 

#4: Salad Days

 

#5: Wear My Heart on My Sleeve

 

#6: There’s the Rub

 

#7: Cruel to Be Kind

 

#8: Wild Goose Chase

 

#9: Dogs of War

 

#10: Strange Bedfellows

 

To have the sayings sourced and to learn of their common usage today, we encourage you to go to the dictionary’s presentation – Merriam Webster’s Top 10 phrases from Shakespeare.

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