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7 Dirty Jokes You Didn't Catch in Shakespeare's Most Popular Plays

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A Midsummer Night's Dream (Act 5, scene 1)

PYRAMUS
O kiss me through the hole of this vile wall!

THISBE
I kiss the wall's hole, not your lips at all.

This little exchange takes place during a play being put on within the actual play. The actors are portraying Pyramus and Thisbe, two lovers who interact by whispering through a hole in the wall. The wall is being played by a third actor, which is why Thisbe doesn’t want to kiss the wall’s anything.

Topics: Books
Tags: romeo and juliet, shakespeare, books we love, hamlet, dirty jokes, classic literature, much ado about nothing, twelfth night, a midsummer night's dream, william shakespeare, ayyy

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