Vic, deepest Catalonia, has a council that cares – but not necessarily about ratepayers:
In the Mercat Municipal de Vic (Municipal Market of Vic) you can find all products that customer may need all of them of top quality: butchers, delicatessens, butchers, greengrocers, lice, food, fish side, bar restaurant, bakery, cheese, kiosk, system products , haberdashery…
It’s a while, though, since I’ve eaten a butcher or a kiosk, and, with cochinillo vetoed, who knows…
- Translation of “The political economy of Catalan independence”
Clemente Polo has blogged a short book containing what feel like author-translated essays by him and four other anti-secessionists, José Luis Feito, Ángel de la Fuente, Guillem López Casanovas and Joan Roselló Villalonga. Here is Polo on “The economic consequences of the Succession War (1702-1714)”:
Economic historians underlie the importance of both Castilian and American markets in the rapid
- 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
- First request to this site from a hitherto purchaser of dodgy translation
“Year1a”, by mail:
Dear ladies and gentleman,
We are Fisheries Ltd. Company in kunming Yunnan China. We need import some fishmeal. If you have this products, please you contact with us.We expect that cooperation with you. Thanks!
Why would China need to import fishmeal? Is West African fish waste sourced through Spanish producers?
- Plato cheese
- More evidence that Barcelona Council doesn’t give a fuck about German
In order to get walkers down from the carpark exit from Park Güell a tourist superhighway is being constructed along what used to be a nostalgic dogshit alley. To enliven the concrete a Gaudí quote is repeated in languages starting with Arabic and ending with Catalan that “Everything comes from the great book of Nature.” …