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Where would tabloids be without addictions? Addiction was first used by Shakespeare in Henry V and Othello.
Alligator was a word in other languages, but Shakespeare took it and made it his own by changing the spelling and bringing it to English.
While new-fangled may seem like a modern word, it was actually first used by Shakespeare in Love's Labour's Lost and As You Like It.
This is a compound word invented by Shakespeare and seen in King John and Henry V.
Shudder had been used as a verb, but he made it acceptable as a noun in Timon of Athens.
We have always known of things to be real, but until Shakespeare made it negative we had no way of expressing the, "unreal"
Gossip used to be a small group of your closest friends, but Shakespeare made it a verb in Comedy of Errors!