Once upon a time Pere Quart (Joan Oliver to his friends) composed some often wickedly funny verses that were published with drawings by Xavier Nogués under the title Bestiari in Barcelona in 1937. His treatise on the camel and the dromedary is reminiscent of one by Ogden Nash that I blogged into melodious Catalan a couple of months back and I prefer his zebra:
Strolling the sandorama:
A donkey trapped in its pyjama.
- Bestiaries (iii) / stags (i)
Like a tree quick, rooted in the wind…
- Basta lágrimas de cocodrilo sobre el cierre de Bar Marsella
Si nos importa tanto, ¿por qué no lo compramos?
La BBC (2003/10/26) diu que la policia japonesa ha detingut un fetitxista que havia robat 440 sabates esquerres. Molt rar, perquè
- OK, I’ve had enough, I’m leaving
Current results have the ruling PP getting severely punished, the opposition socialists facing a huge challenge in cobbling together a coalition
- Political animals
Elections are still taken too seriously in Spain and Spain is still too monocultural for there to have arisen a tradition