Siobhan Thompson of the web series Anglophenia recently demonstrated what it would be like to use Shakespearean insults on coworkers in a modern office setting. How would modern people react to having a thumb bit at them or being called a “bolting-hutch of beastliness,” a “swaggering rascal,” or “rampallion”?
A blog post on BBC America provides the sources for all the insults used in the video.
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