What’s in a name?
Original Shakespeare’s owners believed the Bard’s branding would lend an erudite essence to the pizzeria they imagined proliferating in college towns nationwide.
By the numbers
Pepperoni slices since the beginning of time (1973)
Employees since the beginning of time (1973)
Number of large pizzas the first-string crew can crank out every 18.5 minutes, all locations combined
* 1,916,250 pounds
*512,983 coffee-can-sized cans
* 2,612,001 pounds
* 1,314,333 Shake’s cups
Best customer pseudonymsused for pick-up pizza orders
*[insert name of current popular sports coach here]
* [insert profane reference to opposing sports team here]
*Hall and Oates
*Chuck E. Cheese
*George “T-bone” Costanza
*Free — i.e.,
“Pizza for Free”
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*Shakespeare’s pizza pulled these numbers/names out of their … ear. They make no claims whatsoever about their accuracy, tho they are a best, but foggy, guesstimation.