According to this Expatica story, Newsweek has had to ask permission to start a French edition. Does that just mean filling in forms promising you’re not going to torture the workers nor give them burgers for lunch, or do you have to buy the minister dinner and give assurances re editorial attitudes?
(This is not a real post either.)
- Another message from Wulong
Yesterday someone calling himself Wulong wrote to me in the hope that I would persuade Europe and the US to act
- Alostrophe! Now you see’s it, now you dont!
Two missing apostrophes near the grocer’s grocer.
- Old Congolese joke
I’ve been translating quite a lot of elderly Flemish over the past few months. Here’s an excerpt from some manuscript memoirs
- Columbus was Irish
Following up yesterday’s Galway post, and anticipating yet more “Columbus was Catalan/lesbian/a figure of speech” lunacy on Hispanidad Day tomorrow, here’s
- Svend Aage Bek and the Catalan lollipop mafia
Go over to John Pawlenko’s Barcablog and read this story of how, it seems, Chupa Chups think they can poo all