Seen this morning on a bar in Barcelona’s c/ Ancha/Ample (not the Snake Bar: that’s on Laietana, and the menu is disappointing). Mike Abayan lexes it on Urban Dictionary as “a meal for those who are trying to lose weight. it consists of non-fatty and healthy foods or, if not, no food at all.” The tens of thousands of ghits out there include a pretty fucking subliminal one in a Nestlé page URL and title tag. It’s on-message and memorable, and may even become a generic mealtime term once people realise that “dinner” is also “in nerd.”
But if you’re innovating then you also need to know when to stop. Yep, that’s you, Finca Puig Gros in Palafrugell:
This contry house is set in forets , 5 minutes walk fron the cente of Calella drive. It ofeers a large garden with an outdoor pool , cap Roig castle and botanic graden are 200 mtrs. away . The Puig Gros serves a daily continental breakfats in the dining room , there is a porh with a table and armchirs where yiu can relax with a gring.
“Gring” must be gastric ring, and they’re surely a thing of the pats, now we’re all on breakfats.
- The Real Spain
Time for change, but literacy and numeracy and asking for advice from beyond the tribe might still be a step too far for The Real Spain, which is distributing postcards to tourists:
While the Spanish peple face fines of up to 600,000 euros for defending their social rights, Politicians and bankers still walk free after
- Taking the peace? Catalan village writes Shalom backwards
A few months back I posted about Barcelona Council’s totemistic approach to foreign languages. Here, from CataloniaWatch, is another brilliant example: “shalom” transcribed backwards. Candide writes:
this pic is from a parc in a town near the catalan pyrenees cuyo nombre no quiero recordar.
obviously, the “author” of this “work” looked up “peace” in hebrew letter by
- Fashion retailer GURU on Passeig de Gràcia, Barcelona announces: SALE (sael) (nuon; plular sales)
Guess which of the following didn’t make it into the budget:
- A victim responds!
Lynce say, “We’re working on it,” which is what any intelligent organisation does in such circumstances, and I’m sure they’ll get it right – the product looks good, and there are a lot of demonstrators and worried governments around at the moment.