Shakespearean Insults Chart

This infographic features creative insults drawn from the works of Shakespeare.

$25.00 - 70.00

Tim & Aurelia Sanders created by

Tim & Aurelia Sanders

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Insults With Intelligence

We all know someone who deserves to be dubbed a "penurious and indubitate beggar." And from time to time, you may be tempted to say that "he has not so much brain as ear-wax." This rollicking infographic is chock-full of such colorful insults from Shakespeare, the playwright who practically invented the art of the poetic put-down. Designer Tim Sanders culled the Oxford Complete Shakespeare to compile an endlessly entertaining word map of the Bard's boisterous, bawdy jabs, each one a mini-masterpiece of raunchy, rancorous Renaissance wit. The four-color, offset-printed poster on 100 lb., acid-free, FSC-certified paper makes the perfect reference and decor for an astute office, library, or thespian lounge. Made in Seattle.

Add our solid walnut framing rails that magnetically hold your print in place. Easy to install and reuse, they’re a cleverly designed solution for print display.

Tim & Aurelia Sanders

created by

Tim & Aurelia Sanders

location

Washington

Tim and Aurelia Sanders think people should enjoy more mirth. They mixed together data visualization, writing, and humor to create artwork that was smart as well as funny. Their process begins with a mix of ideas and sketches, which are gradually refined through research, experimentation, and "occasional hair pulling." Timothy employs his background as an art director and playwright, and Aurelia keeps their projects well edited and on track. "It's a great pleasure to see a passerby stop at one of our posters, lean in close, and start to laugh," they say.

Have a peek at Tim's sketchbooks to see how his thought process works as he creates new posters.

Recycled Made in the USA
Made from
walnut wood, vegetable based ink, magnets, 100 lb FSC certified archival paper
Measurements
Poster 24" H x 18" W, Framed 25" H x 19" W
Ingredients
Notes
Poster arrives rolled in tube. Magnetic walnut frame arrives with hanging hardware. Some assembly is required.
Item ID
27303

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Great gift

5

Gave this as a gift to a friend. She put it in her office to give her new inspiration for names to call her boss under her breath

Milwaukee

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Perfect for the witty know it all.

5

The scroll like design and parchment like paper work perfectly here. Together they make it more of a period piece. It's very eye catching.

NYC

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Yes I would buy again

5

This was a gift for my granddaughter and her boyfriend who are very in to theatre. Perfect gift!

Chariton IA

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Perfect Christmas gift!

5

Ordered withouthe frame, a cheaper poster frame will suit this recipient just fine!

Indiana

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Perfectly Hilarious

5

I loved this poster so much that I have debated on keeping it for myself.

Pasadena, MD

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Perfect present for my dad!

4

He absolutely loved it!

Washington, dc

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Funny poster for any literary buff

5

We framed it and hung it next to my son's bookcase. Looks great!

Nashville, TN

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Gramma scores!

5

I think I found the gift for my 15 year old granddaughter. She is an avid reader, and will "appreciate" this! Even her Mom and Dad agree!

Freeport IL

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Would buy again!

5

This poster is hilarious, in great condition and my brother loved it!!

Los Angeles, CA

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Perfect guide to insulting with decorum

5

This chart is a really lovely display and great source of amusement. I consider it a guide to keeping insults at a high level and to avoiding the current tendency of many to let insults sink into the gutter. I'd recommend that Melania Trump purchase one of these for her husband. Maybe it would be a great idea for anyone who lives their life on Twitter. Help raise the standard of discourse.

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Shakespearean Insults Chart

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