4 thoughts on “Yoof Speak

  1. And this does link with the issue of original pronunciation – which I’m ‘into’ at the moment.
    What Shakespeare sounded like is certainly not “Posh-Shakespeare” which has become the accepted norm. Things like this help remind the ‘Bardosphere’ (or at least the bardolating blogosperers) of an innovative use of the language found in Shakspeare’s texts and of a connection to the lower depths of society lost in the plush seating of expensive theatres.
    (Pass me that red flag someone.)

  2. I don’t think it’s another ‘break down the barrier’ resource. It seems to be more entertainment than anything else. I don’t think it would ever serve as a primary text to turn to in the classroom.

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