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99 Words & Phrases Coined by Shakespeare

Wichita Art Museum Trail Walk Path

 
 
99 Words & Phrases Coined by Shakespeare Mural image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 4, 2011
1. 99 Words & Phrases Coined by Shakespeare Mural
Inscription.
Truth Will Out • Salad Days •Send Packing • Knock Knock! Who's There? • What The Dickens • Wear My Heart Upon My Sleeve • Bated Breath • The Game Is Up • Love Is Blind • Breathed His Last • Itching Palm • Forever And A Day • Goodness Sake • World's My Oyster • All Our Yesterdays • A Sorry Sight • Pitched Battle • Fancy Free • Elbow Room • Knit Brow • Lie Low • Sea Change • Live Long Day • Break The Ice • Heart Of Gold • Naked Truth • It's High Time • Infinite Space • Full Circle • Fool's Paradise • Sick At Heart • Cold Comfort • Not Slept One Wink • Dead As A Door Nail • In My Mind's Eye • In A Pickle • Wild Goose Chase • What's Done Is Done • All's Well That Ends Well • Eaten Me Out Of House And Home • To Be Or Not To Be, That Is The Question • Pound Of Flesh • Seen Better Days

[Only the main phrases around the edge of the mural are transcribed]

Look west and you will see a mural painted on the side of a red stucco building. It is comprised entirely of the 52 words and 47 phrases that Shakespeare invented in the English language. It has been painted by Wichita native, Jordan Tarrant, on the building face donated by Dave Burk.

More examples of Jordan's work can be found at jordantarrant.com

For more about Kansas art, please visit WichitaArtMuseum.org
 
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99 Words & Phrases Coined by Shakespeare Mural Detail image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 4, 2011
2. 99 Words & Phrases Coined by Shakespeare Mural Detail
2011 by Jordan Tarrant.
 
Location. 37° 41.283′ N, 97° 19.779′ W. Marker is in Wichita, Kansas, in Sedgwick County. Marker is on 1st Street near Santa Fe Avenue, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 201 North Mead Street, Wichita KS 67202, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Coleman Lamp & Stove Building (a few steps from this marker); George Innes Dry Goods (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Coleman Lamp & Stove Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Lehmann-Higginson Wholesale Grocery Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Coleman Lamp & Stove Building (about 300 feet away); a different marker also named Coleman Lamp & Stove Building (about 400 feet away); O. A. Boyle Building (about 400 feet away); Brokers Office & Warehouse Company Building (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wichita.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Complete Works of William Shakespeare. (Submitted on June 16, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Jordan Tarrant Biography From His Website. (Submitted on June 16, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
99 Words & Phrases Coined by Shakespeare Art Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 4, 2011
3. 99 Words & Phrases Coined by Shakespeare Art Trail Marker

 
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99 Words & Phrases Coined by Shakespeare Mural image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 4, 2011
4. 99 Words & Phrases Coined by Shakespeare Mural
99 Words & Phrases Coined by Shakespeare Mural and Art Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 4, 2011
5. 99 Words & Phrases Coined by Shakespeare Mural and Art Trail Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 16, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 924 times since then and 82 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 16, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on June 17, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   4. submitted on June 16, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   5. submitted on June 17, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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