In Shakespeare’s day, “Nothing” was a double entendre, and a sexual one at that. And “noting” was a sexual innuendo, not to mention a pun on “nothing.”
So when the Bard titled his comedy “Much Ado About Nothing,” the man was joking about sex.
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MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING
Rated PG-13: Some sexuality and brief drug use
Running time: 1 hour, 47 minutes
Now showing: Area theaters