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Will's Words : How William Shakespeare Changed the Way You Talk (Reprint) (Paperback) (Jane Sutcliffe)
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A celebration of the words, phrases, and idioms that Shakespeare invented and the contributions he made to the modern-day English lexicon.The Bard of Avon is responsible for such familiar phrases as "what's done is done" and "too much of a good thing." He even helped turn "household words" into household words. As readers will discover, "the long and the short of it" is this: Will changed the English language forever. Will's words pop up all over the place!