John Pawlenko is tracking the Catalonia Toady saga. CT is a new free English-language daily which unfortunately seems to be being written by people who can’t speak English. Anecdotal evidence is that, despite excellent kiosk placement, it’s not being picked up in large numbers, and one’s got to wonder how long it will last in its present form.
Joan over in John Chappell’s 2004/02/04 02:35 comments section is getting annoyed about people using the word Spanish instead of Castilian.
- Fucked translation, the consequence of a strategic choice by the Spanish authorities?
My man in the education department of the Generalitat de Catalunya this lengthy lunchtime: “Why the fuck would we teach them
- Official languages
There’s a lot of fuss at the moment in the land of the free about attempts to make English the official
- Pujol, cacique
It’s not exactly a secret that Catalonia is currently run by spiteful, greedy, semi-literate buffoons, but our leaders’ protest re the
- Catalan speakers the 15th most productive Wikipedists
Congratulations on Catalan users for hitting 50,000 articles on Wikipedia. Although quantity isn’t everything–articles in English are almost invariably far better