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:
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?
Posted on 8, January 2013, in Uncategorized and tagged British, hokey cokey, hokey pokey, music, Shakespeare, Washington Post. Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.
And Hokey Pokey is honeycomb down under!
Do the kiwis have the song, Liz?