Truth will out Jun 15th

After seeing this post on MLKSHK, I want to find out if it was true - are there really that many phrases in modern use that were coined by Shakespeare? Turns out it's mostly true, with many of them being Shakespeare originals and a few more being popularised by him.

This was posted on Friday 15th June, 2012 at 12:52 pm Pacific.

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