Did Shakespeare Mint These Words – Yes Or No?


Language might have been invented thousands of years ago but not all words we use today were coined by our ancestors. If we aren’t considering Shakespeare an ancestor, that is.

According to the OED, the Bard minted over 1.700 words! The question, though, is whether he did the ones mentioned below. Take our quiz to test your knowledge!

  1. 1 Oblique

    1. Yes!
    2. No!
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Nope!

  2. 2 Lonely

    1. Yes!
    2. No!
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Yes!

    Wonder what they used before.

  3. 3 Bloody

    1. Yes!
    2. No!
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Yas!

    Oh, Shakespeare and the curse words!

  4. 4 Oil

    1. Yes!
    2. No!
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Of course not!

  5. 5 Wife

    1. Yes!
    2. No!
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Nopedy!

    lol, no chance!

  6. 6 Bump

    1. Yes!
    2. No!
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Yeppers!

    Weird, right?

  7. 7 Gloomy

    1. Yes!
    2. No!
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    He did!

    Ladies and gents, Shakespeare, the inventor of sad words. 

  8. 8 Bath

    1. Yes!
    2. No!
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Hahaha, NO!

Did Shakespeare Mint These Words – Yes Or No?

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  2. Quiz result

    Wut

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    Thou know'st me not, lov'st me not, lik'st me not. Why then, do I cry for thee?

    I shalt not compare thee to a summer's day,

    IDK but thou ain't no longer my bae!


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    Me smiles.

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    To smile or not to smilez that is the question!

    'twas bad but not poor, good but not best. 

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    Qh, sweet love!

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    See the love in my eyes, beloved! Love thee, love thee. Me loves loves loves thee!

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