A half-translation of a list of minor torments by Luis Vélez de Guevara for a day on which the Christian Devil triumphed.
More monkey mess from the peripatetic Homerton/Hackney barrel organ.
Lukewarm barrel organ-ish ephemera from Hackney, London and thereabouts.
Or, How to cook the old lady who swallowed a fly without stooping to cannibalism. Cumulative songs (and monstrous nested stuffing recipes) in Quixote and Estebanillo González, with the grossest video you’ll see today.
De los granadinos de Barcelona y las mozuelas de Logroño y otros lugares.
Stark naked, or wearing a curious garment?
It is suggested that an old Spanish slang word has nothing at all to do with Dutch pirates but instead adds weight to David Kleinecke’s generally discarded South American etymology of the word “pidgin”.