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Comment: Re:Shakespeare Unread. (Score 1) 96

by warp1 (#27199571) Attached to: Original Shakespeare Portrait Discovered, Disputed

Shakespeare, Makespeare. Just another bunch of Clichés strung together.

True and untrue, most of them have morphed into something that is more recognizable by today's standards.
 
... for mine own part, it was Greek to me.
            -- The Tragedy of Julius Caesar Act I, Scene 2
Has changed to:
It's all Greek to me

And

Something is rotten in the state of Denmark
                -- Hamlet Act 1, scene 4
Has changed to:
Something Is Rotten In Denmark

BTW Hamlet must have taken place in a small town hence the name.

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pilsner.urquell writes: Wikipedia's conflict-of-interest guidelines may have been violated by persons in the FBI and CIA. A new program, WikiScanner, allows users to track the source of computers used to make changes to Wikipedia.

WikiScanner revealed that CIA computers were used to edit an entry on the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq in 2003. A graphic on casualties was edited to add that many figures were estimated and were not broken down by class.

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