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Re: Barred from Use
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 14.0298  Monday, 17 February 2003

From:           Don Bloom <
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Date:           Friday, 14 Feb 2003 11:24:19 -0600
Subject: 14.0275 Barred from Use
Comment:        Re: SHK 14.0275 Barred from Use

Graham Hall writes,

>If I ruled the world - which I'm close to doing by the way - the first
>law I would enact would be that any journalist or article writer who
>used the term "Bard" with regard to Shakespeare would have their nose
>tweaked until they begged for mercy.

It is certainly a relief to discover that there will a turnover in the
position of World Ruler, as the incumbent is proving rather a
disappointment, not to say disaster.

I must concur with his platform of inflicting nasal punishment upon
"Bard"-mongers. Perhaps nasectomy could be performed on repeat
offenders, an appropriate Elizabethan touch.

Cheers,
don

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