What's in a name? That which we call a rose / By any other name would smell as sweet
Lines from the play Romeo and Juliet, by William Shakespeare. Juliet, prevented from marrying Romeo by the feud between their families, complains that Romeo's name is all that keeps him from her. (Compare “Romeo, Romeo! Wherefore art thou Romeo?”)
Are There Any Words That Use “W” As A Vowel?A, E, I, O, U, and sometimes Y ... and W? Yes, the letter W can behave as a vowel. It's time to level up your Scrabble game, people. And, to all our grade-school peeps out there, get ready to knock the socks off your Spelling teacher.
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