Today marks the 400th anniversary of the death of our beloved Shakespeare. For four centuries, Shakespeare has been regarded as the greatest writer and poet in the English language; his sonnets and plays have captured the hearts of millions. To honor the literary genius, Match took a look into our members who love Shakespeare. Turns out, mentioning Shakespeare in your profile increases your chances of success on Match. And especially take notes fellas – mentioning Shakespeare increases your chances of a female response by 27%!
Want to know the top cities with literary singles? Take a look at our top 5 list below:
- Fort Collins, CO
- Madison, WI
- Denver, CO
- Ann Arbor, MI
- San Francisco, CA
Want to add a Shakespeare quote to your profile or use it in a message? Here are some our favorites:
- “Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind, and therefore is wing’d cupid painted blind.”
- “Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day? Thou art more lovely and more temperate.”
- “What’s in a name? That which we call a rose, by any other name would smell as sweet.”
Happy Birthday Shakespeare! Thanks for keeping love real and alive for 400 years.