I hope that Europeans realise that it really only is absence that makes their hearts grow so strangely fond of Noam Chomsky, and that they don’t take up Eric Bakovic’s suggestion and deprive the Empire of a major source of export revenues. I first bumped into Chomsky when an ambitious professor thought it would be a really good idea to apply transformational grammar to music. During an ensuing drunken nocturnal conversation, several of us debated stuffing some garlic, a mallet and a fence post into an overnight bag and hitching a ride to Boston, but then we decided that the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles were a greater danger. How wrong we were!
- Central nervous system fail
Think to turn off gas ring Realise I can use it for something else Realise the instruction has already been sent, curse aloud Turn
- Intriguing explanation of the v/b confusion in Spanish orthography
It’s all Microsoft’s fault, says a member of the Catalan hanging and flogging brigade.
- Hercesa: Casas con sentido > Well-thought Homes, and a big cui bono
“Homes that make sense” might have been closer to what the Guadalajara construction company Hercesa intended to convey, as well as
- És tot una mentida (menys l’emoció humana, evidentment)
Aquesta foto d’en Marc, fet per un tub de cartró, és una imitació de Le faux miroir (1935) d’en Magritte, que
- Woodpeckers in Andalusia
I’ve bumped into a number of Moorish poet-princes, but I’d never heard of poet-princess Wallada bint al-Mustakfi (994-1091). There’s a sensible,