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Top Ten Little-Known Facts about Shakespeare
(submitted by Tread Soflty)
He got his start scalping tickets at the Globe Theatre.
Certain passages of MacBeth, when read backwards, include satanic messages,,, and chololate chip cookie recipes.
He lived in Stratford-on-Avon, but actually hated Avon Ladies.
He was the originator of the term, "He's not worth his Bacon."
William Shakespeare could beat Chuck Norris at Scrabble.
He edited out a character in "Romeo And Juliet" who kept on telling "Thou Mama Is So Heavily Immense" jokes.
(Madam Annie Whittington)
He wasn't in the habit of shaking his "spear", which is how he earned his Strattford nickname, Mr Dribble pants.
He named Othello after his favorite board game.
He only took up writing sonnets when he couldn't find a market for those 140-character little messages he kept thinking up.
He actually didn't exist, but was merely a character in a play.
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