the mutt

Top 10 Shakespeare characters whose names sound like cocktails

Posted in Oddities by grx20 on September 9, 2008

Some aren’t exactly names, but they’re Shakespeare all right!

Give me a …

10. Bolingbroke

9. Brackenbury

8. Nun

7. Nurse

6. Toby Belch

5. Dr. Pinch

4. Abraham Slender

3. Neighbour

2. Mistress Quickly

And the number 1 Shakespeare character who can easily pass off as a cocktail isssss …

1. Mistress Overdone

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  1. Manasi said, on September 9, 2008 at 10:09 am

    Suggestion: Andrew Aguecheek.

    It’s a creamy pina colada ish drink served with a pink umbrella.

  2. the mutt said, on September 11, 2008 at 9:00 am

    Thanks!
    Quite a few got left out … and Aguecheek went out with the bathwater.
    Will bring him back in for the next round!

  3. Simon said, on September 12, 2008 at 9:14 pm

    ha! that’s excellent! i just read a book with even more shakepearean and historical names. if you need some more for your list, check it out – on the trail of the real macbeth by cameron taylor.

  4. the mutt said, on September 13, 2008 at 3:19 am

    Hi Simon,
    Thanks for stopping by.
    Thoroughly enjoyed writing this … will try to get the book you mentioned.
    And then perhaps, round 2 of this list.


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