[FoRK] Boing Boing: Poems inspired by Google's priciest adwords
Owen Byrne <
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Sun Jun 11 22:12:41 PDT 2006
I think the best way is to take a course. Shakespeare (and a lot of
literature) requires an initial investment that many people can't give
without some kind of adult supervision. Its like typing. The payoff is a
permanent love of language. I still remember a professor reading the
Canterbury Tales out loud. No other way I would have ever read Chaucer.
Adam L Beberg wrote:
> Joe Barrera wrote on 6/11/2006 9:37 AM:
>> Hey! So you're a big Shakespeare fan.
>> How would you convince someone that
>> Shakespeare is worth another look even
>> if they currently don't think that
>> Shakespeare does it for them?
> Well, if they don't like it, they are probably just dumb ;) You need a
> good vocabulary to follow it.
> But, the better versions (usually the old ones) of some of the movies
> are good to hook people. Some are really well done. Avoid the
> "modernized" ones, they are all complete bastardized crap.
> Also, he was kinda a pervert at times. Exactly the way some modern
> cartoons are kid cartoons, but when adults watch them they are
> laughing too, just not at the same thing. Tell them some of what some
> of that dialog really used to mean, hehe.
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