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The Hokey Pokey, Shakespearean style

Each week, the Washington Post hosts a weekly contest called the Style Invitational, inviting readers to a different creative writing challenge.

The best one I’ve seen to date is the response to their prompt – create a set of instructions for something, in the style of a famous person. Voila! Meet the Hokey Pokey, Shakespearean style:

Hokey Pokey, Shakespearean style

The only thing I take issue with the name of the game. Brits call it the Hokey Cokey, not the Hokey Pokey, and I do expect that Will Shakespeare would fall in line on the cokey side of things. Don’t you?

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Posted on 8, January 2013, in Uncategorized and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. And Hokey Pokey is honeycomb down under!

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