We've been singing the Shakespeare song from Horrible Histories all weekend and the twelve year old can now quote more Shakespeare than most undergraduates. And he correctly answered the skill-testing question about the meaning of "wherefore art thou Romeo?" He says he learned it from an old Peanuts strip. Linus tells Lucy that wherefore means why and Lucy says: "Now that I know that, what do I do?"
Now I am off to look for this book to add to our already extensive collection of Horrible Histories. You can find a complete list of titles here.