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Spanish-Language Day: A tribute to a beautiful language

Today, the Spanish speaking world honors Miguel de Cervantes, author of the first modern novel and one of the best ever written, <i>Don Quixote.</i> Vladimir …

Spanish language 'Sabado Gigante' ends 53-year run

MIAMI (AP) — Television's longest-running variety show is calling it a wrap after 53 years.<p>The Miami-based Univision network said Friday the popular …

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Romeo Is a Dirtbag. So Why Is Romeo and Juliet Our Favorite Love Story?

Valentine's Day-timed <i>Romeo and Juliet</i> tie-ins can be found everywhere, from the upper-middle-brow NEH-funded PBS series <i>Shakespeare Uncovered</i>, which premiers a Joseph Fiennes-hosted episode on <i>Romeo and Juliet</i> on February 13th, to San Francisco's campy Castro Theatre, where the fare for February 14th …

Here's What Actually Happens In Shakespeare's Most Famous Plays

"I wasted time, and now time doth waste me" need not apply to your procrastination habits. If you're in need of a quick Shakespeare refresher (say, before watching a modern-day adaptation), consulting a timeline of how events unfolded could come in hand. Does Titania fall in love with Bottom before …

How to make Shakespeare easy for English language learners

<b>Have you ever had difficulty relating Shakespeare to learners of English? Tutor and resource writer Genevieve White comes to the rescue, in time for</b> …

William Shakespeare birthday: 50 popular phrases that came from the famous playwright

This St George's Day also marks what would have been the 451th birthday of England's greatest playwright, William Shakespeare.<p>His plays are still …

9 Shakespeare innuendoes you should have been embarrassed to read in English class

Here's a basic rule: if you're reading or watching a Shakespeare play, and you're not imagining the actors standing in front of a mosh pit of jeering Londoners waiting to throw vegetables at the stage, you're doing it wrong. Shakespeare might have written the best works in the English language, or …

10 Ways Shakespeare Changed Everything

<i>In honor of William Shakespeare’s birthday tomorrow, we’ve teamed up with Uncommon Goods to create a printable party kit to celebrate the Bard! (Oh,</i> …

34 Of The Most Brilliant Shakespeare Quotes

In honor of the Bard's 451st birthday.<p>2. "There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so."<p>—Hamlet in <i>Hamlet</i><p>3. "From women's eyes this doctrine I derive:<p>They sparkle still the right Promethean fire;<p>They are the books, the arts, the academes,<p>That show, contain, and nourish all the …

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More English Grammar and Punctuation Rules That Drive Us All Nuts

Sometimes you learn a whole lot more by being wrong about something than right. And that's the case in what I wrote in my last Grammar and Punctuation blog about placement of exclamation points and question marks relative to quotation marks.<p>From many HuffPost readers, and confirmed by the English …