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On Fri, Jun 06, 2003 at 01:25:09PM -0400, Robert B Wilson wrote:
> i disagree.  i find reading modern english hideously boring.  of course,
> many people may think that old=boring because of shakespeare's horrible
> writing... <snip long rant about shakespeare being the worst thing to
> happen to the english language since 1066>

That's not really fair.  Shakespeare may be overrated, overanalyzed,
and overused, but his writing isn't "horrible".  I've rather enjoyed
it ever since I got out of school and the associated haughty insistence
that Shakespeare is Lit'ratyure with a capital L.

-Mark