Philip Weller caricature
Philip and Weller hugging

Welcome to my web site, now under development for more than twenty years.   
-- Philip Weller, November 13, 1941 - February 1, 2021
Dr. Weller, an Eastern Washington University professor of English and Shakespearean scholar for more than 50 years.

Note to Romeo and Juliet, 2.4.44-45: "French slop"

Romeo and Juliet,
Act 2, Scene 4, line 44.
French slop: loose breeches. Slops were the height of fashion in Shakespeare's time. Mercutio is calling Romeo "fancy [prissy] pants."
Sir Walter Raleigh in trunk hose, and his son in loose slops, 1602Source: