Two-year-old Hamlet: A toddler takes on Shakespeare

If you need a neurohook, think language acquisition, attention, mirror neurons, make your pick. No need. This one wins on entertainment value alone. via the twitter feed of the fine writer P.D. Smith.

When you're done, tune into RadioLab's stunning piece on Hamlet's last utterings.

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Better than the crap my parents amused themselves by having me memorize.

When I'm old and grey and have lost almost all of my marbles I'll still be able to recite 'Fishy Fishy in a Brook'.

By Stacy Mason (not verified) on 18 Dec 2009 #permalink

That's awesome.
"...that is the question."
"Yes it is!"