There was a very good piece in yesterday’s Guardian by a local (non-)resident. Slate meanwhile carried a slightly less polished effort from Mr Hitchens, with which I agree more (via Iberian Notes).
- Nasty neighbours
Disputes that in England might be settled by single combat (thanks Transblawg) are often resolved here using anonymous notes left in
- Physically impossible entry
No 31 in this New York Times collection of strange street signs.
My impression is that the Chinese are ahead, but it
- The perejil shibboleth
“Is it true about the parsley, Your Excellency? That to distinguish Dominicans from Haitians you made all the blacks say perejil?
- ramos, a telegraph reader?!
La Vanguardia’s incompetent in London, Rafael Ramos, used to file stories that – apart from his appalling spelling – bore remarkable
The Guardian gets some things wrong this morning which other people will jump all over. However it is carrying an intelligent