What do the following words have in common?
Choose one answer:
A. All are nicknames of retired/nonliving NBA greats.
B. All are names of Denzel Washington’s four dogs.
C. All are banned from utterance on the island of Bora Bora.
D. All are words popularized by the late, the great Mr. William Shakespeare.
If you guessed answer choice D, then give yourself a high five because you are correct! Where would we be without Mr. Shakespeare? We wouldn’t even know what to call that round thing in our eyes!
Mr. Shakespeare turned 449 years old this week, so let’s give him the gift of our gratitude: thank you for giving us so many useful, necessary English words. And congratulations on another candle on the cake!