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It Seems We've Been Quoting Shakespeare Without Realising It

It may be 400 years since Shakespeare walked this earth, but he's still very much alive in our everyday vocabulary.

While you may think lines like "to be or not to be" are a little outdated for modern times, you'll be surprised by just how many terms from the playwright we still use today.

For starters there's "vanish into thin air" and "budge an inch".

Have you ever suffered from "green-eyed jealousy"? That's Shakespeare!

"Tongue-tied", "hoodwinked" and "in a pickle" - yep, once again, all thanks to Shakespeare.

Watch below and you'll be surprised by just how many terms you use, thanks to Shakespeare, every single day...

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