Mr Chappell chose a weekend when everyone is out of town to announce his intention to serve the Catalan nation by marketing cuntino filet with white sauce (do click this link) to the world as una catalana. I’m not convinced that he will be able to evangelise with conviction: Barcelona may wear Bar Cuntis on its sleeve, but (purely anecdotal) evidence suggests that yodelling in the canyon of love is less popular here than in other parts of the world.
Unfortunately hat jobsâ€“as they are also knownâ€“did not come up in Durex’s 2004 global sex poll (“more than 350,000 people in 41 countries”). However, various others of interest did; here are some results that I found interesting:
|%||Blindfolded and/or handcuffs||Role play||Dressing up||Watching porn with partner||Video/ photos with partner||Spanking||Toys||None of these|
Are only 28% of the French interested in handcuffing and blindfolding because they prefer real, live, political ignominy? Does the Spaniard’s indifference to “let’s pretend” games help explain his country’s apparent inability to get over its civil war? When did les Américains purloin le vice anglais, and what kind of punishment can they afford with their puny dollar?
- Zapatero already more notorious than Chamberlain–in the US
John Chappell suggests (scroll quickly past the bizarre homophobic rant) that “pull a Spain” (“hacer una españolada“) is becoming the new
- Are the Spanish media really obsessed with Israel?
John Chappell links to an old piece from the Stephen Roth Institute in Tel Aviv which claims among other things that
- The oldest nation in the world, historically speaking
Amando de Miguel and others who spend days on end with the flag wrapped round their heads are convinced it is
- worrying is wonderful
Over at Iberian Notes (2003/10/16 15:15), John Chappell is worried because La Vanguardia keeps plugging the notion that Americans are …
- Spanish, most popular elective extra-curricular language in English higher education
Now ahead of French, while German is being overtaken by Chinese.