Johannesburg – If there were any remaining heirs of William Shakespeare, they would have probably been massively wealthy, living off royalties paid every time someone used words made famous by the man they dubbed the Bard – a professional storyteller.
Something is rotten in the state of South Africa. It is a play on Shakespeare’s observation in Hamlet that something is rotten in the state of Denmark. But there are no direct descendants of the man considered one of the world’s greatest playwrights.
So, one can freely pick on words that resonate more than 400 years after his death. The line that something is wrong in the state of Denmark is associated with corruption or wrongdoing. But…
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