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Shakespearean Insults

Shakespeare was known for creating a myriad of colorful curses, cusses, and insults. He even had a curse inscribed on his gravestone to warn anyone who would disturb his final resting place.

Curses, cusses, and insults by play

7 best Shakespearean insults

Create your own insult

 

Shakespeare's gravestone in Stratford-upon-Avon. Photo by David Jones (via Wikimedia Commons)

Shakespeare’s gravestone in Stratford-upon-Avon. Photo by David Jones (via Wikimedia Commons)