Hell, I didn’t know that Thomas Pynchon had been referred to on the Simpsons, nor that we’ll get to see him (not) on the show in Spain in about 2010.
- The Ulster branch of the Trevors
Someone told me this morning that the Royal Ulster Constabulary used to be known as the Trevors. It’s unclear to me
- London’s River Lea and Waltham Forest in Drayton’s 1622 Poly-Olbion
Now you see ’em, now you don’t.
- Spelling pronunciation / pronunciation spelling
Spelling pronunciation–rendering in sound a word’s spelling–is for obvious reasons a creature of literate societies (see posts by The Tensor and
- No little negro boys here
Most sad that Barcelona’s Hogar Extremeño (Extremaduran Centre) was unable to host “Yo soy aquel negrito” last Friday. The show’s title
- The Holy Boys
Xavi Caballé has read a book which suggests that the 18th century predecessors of the Norfolk Regiment were thus called because