How Shakespearean are you?
Thread poster: RominaZ

RominaZ  Identity Verified
Argentina
English to Spanish
+ ...
Aug 26, 2011

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Enter some English text in the box on this page and click the button. Your words will be compared with all the words used by Shakespeare in his plays and our verdict will be delivered on its Shakespearean content. Why not paste song lyrics or dialogue from your favourite television show into the box to see how much overlap there is with Shakespeare’s English?

You can post your score here.


 

Laurent KRAULAND (X)  Identity Verified
France
Local time: 11:11
French to German
+ ...
One hundred percent... Aug 26, 2011

Shakespearean.

A real pity that scores do not go over 100%.

[Edited at 2011-08-26 16:14 GMT]


 

Jan Willem van Dormolen  Identity Verified
Netherlands
Local time: 11:11
English to Dutch
+ ...
90% Aug 26, 2011

...for your lovely post, Romina

(Enter some English text in the box on this page and click the button. Your words will be compared with all the words used by Shakespeare in his plays and our verdict will be delivered on its Shakespearean content. Why not paste song lyrics or dialogue from your favourite television show into the box to see how much overlap there is with Shakespeare’s English?

You can post your score here.)


 

Claudia Luque Bedregal  Identity Verified
Italy
Local time: 11:11
English to Spanish
+ ...
82% Aug 27, 2011

I got this:
Your English is 82 percent Shakespearean.
The waters of the Avon almost lap at your feet.

Thanks Romina for the quick break!


 

Marina Steinbach  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 05:11
Member
English to German
My English is according to this website 81 percent Shakespearean. Aug 27, 2011

RominaZ wrote:

Why not paste song lyrics or dialogue from your favourite television show into the box to see how much overlap there is with Shakespeare’s English?
You can post your score here.


I entered my "About Me" text and got the above percentage.

Now, what does this exactly say about me?



[Edited at 2011-08-27 04:23 GMT]


 

Teymur Suleymanov  Identity Verified
Local time: 05:11
Russian to English
+ ...
82% Aug 27, 2011

I got 82% Shakespearean too. I am doing pretty well... Hmm.

 

Michael Grant
Japan
Local time: 18:11
Japanese to English
92% Aug 30, 2011

I must live at the Rose Theatre...

 


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