Served at Café & Té in Plaça Kennedy, Barcelona. More over at Peter Harvey.
- Sausage with Jews
Peter Harvey has found something to replace his old favourite: vino y cava = it came and it digs.
- Circus or fish market?
Peter Harvey links to this contribution by Tom Maguire, which finds a translator of a circus poster in Sitges struggling with the polysemous llotja and imagining a splendid fish market where a simple box was all that was required.
Makes you wonder, though: maybe Juvenal has been misquoted on the moral decline of pagan Roman, and they longed …
- Take care with our coffee
- Pigs still can’t fly, but the iron steak now has wings
- Dead letters
ABC and Ramón Pérez Maura are taken to task by Peter Harvey Linguist. As usual, he’s absolutely right, but I’d just like to enter a plea in mitigation on one count: “never begin a letter with ‘I'” used to be quite common advice. For example, in Correspondence, credits and traffic: Part I: Business correspondence (1914) we learn