Mark Liberman has a devastating post that goes way beyond the other day’s rather unconcluded up business. What I wonder, though, and briefly so, is why “to * up” ghits about so much more than “to * down“, to say nothing of that unloved beast, “to * it all around”.
Dinner is emerging from the shower, muttering about water temperature and pressure. I must go.
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Hotel Medium Confort on Travesera de Gracia, Barcelona has a little display device on the reception counter which tells you in
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- Free English-language Iberian climate atlas
Authored by the Spanish and Portuguese state meteorology services, an 80-page PDF with a good range of temperature and precipitation data