A rose by any other name…

Ever wondered how Shakespeare’s words would have sounded in the accent of the time? I was once told that it would have sounded more like American english, so I was certainly curious when I saw this video. A clever professor chap and his actor son give a side by side comparison of some original text and talk about how they know how it was originally spoke. Interesting stuff. For my part, and I confess to being no professor of language, I would say that it sounds more pirate than american…

Watch the video here.

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