I have just stumbled upon a fantastic article... Or should I say fantastical? Cannabis discovered in tobacco pipes found in William Shakespeare's garden! http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/theatre/william-shakespeare/11792533/Cannabis-discovered-in-tobacco-pipes-found-in-William-Shakespeares-garden.html The article claims that Shakespeare might have written some of his famous works while high because South African scientists have discovered that 400-year-old tobacco pipes excavated from the garden of William … Continue reading Shakespeare: Man, Playwright, Junkie?
In my fit of Shakespearean awe, while I was doing a little digging into the world of Antony and Cleopatra this afternoon, I came across this webpage and I think it's fantastic. It's a Shakespearean insult generator - what more could you want on a Sunday evening? And who says historians can't have fun! http://www.pangloss.com/seidel/Shaker/index.html?
Historians are well known for mish-mashing words together because they are too lazy to explain in a full sentence haha