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Searching Shakespeare

Pittsburgh-based search firm Vivisimo has produced a neat little specialized search engine:

Shakespeare Searched, at, which gives you instant access to that notorious Henry VI quotation about killing lawyers.

Cool as this is, however, it’s only my second favorite web-based Shakespeare resource. My first favorite is the Shakespearean Insulter.

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  1. okay, that insult machine should get me through many a comment thread…”Thou wayward tickle-brained joithead!” is my favorite.

    for those favoring the aleatory, may i recommend the Pomo Generator?:

    take a look at the bottom of the page for full description of the “Dada Engine,” which is probably what Kurzweil should have deemed his “cybernetic poet” (see

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