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Did Shakespeare write that? Forsooth, take our quiz

March 03, 2014
  • Christopher Plummer as King Lear.
Christopher Plummer as King Lear. (V. Tony Hauser / Stratford…)

"Beware the Ides of March!" the soothsayer warns in William Shakespeare's play "Julius Caesar." When the day comes around, Caesar is stabbed by his enemies and friends, prompting him to ask, "Et tu, Brute?" before dying. Both quotes have made it into our general lexicon, popping up regularly in places like "The Simpsons" and "Community." Shakespeare's works have generated other commonly used phrases too --- can you spot them? Take our Did Shakespeare write that? Quiz.

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