If anyone is still searching for a reason to love Shakespeare then search no more! You may love him for his captivating plot-lines, his universal themes, his bitter and twisted villains or his inspiring heroes.
Or you may love him for his insults.
This short video by TEDed takes examples from both ‘Hamlet’ and ‘Romeo and Juliet’ and describes some of the insults used in these plays. It tells us how these insults united both the upper class and the lower class contemporaries of Shakespeare and are still loved today:
When you have finished watching this video then go to the website below. It will give you a different insult everytime!