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Shakespeare in Plain English II
If we read Shakespeare like this in high school, then maybe we'd actually understand his jokes.
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You won't be Putin down these books.
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It looks like those Italians are Roman around the globe again.
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'Tis brillig
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Never let an angry sister comb your hair (Patricia McCann)
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No need to sit down for this one.
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It's a Sicilian message. It means Luca Brasi sleeps with the fishes.
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Sporcle's hardest word to say.
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Some of these books sound so much cooler in their original languages.
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British Expressions
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Lor-love-a-duck!
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