June 5 2018

I Love Steno Trivia Tuesday: Shakespeare-Invented Words

Trivia Tuesday PurpleQUESTION: How many words did Shakespeare Invent?

ANSWER: According to the website Shakespeare Online, Shakespeare invented over 1,700 words.

Some of the words he coined are: swagger, academe, barefaced, compromise, frugal, skim milk, gust, impartial, blushing, courtship, eyeball, obsequiously, moonbeam, mountaineer, marketable, gloomy, equivocal, elbow, cold-blooded, buzzer, excitement, lackluster, radiance, fixture, circumstantial, hobnob, majestic, champion, birthplace, zany, gossip, bandit, luggage, blanket.

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