Albert Jané on Llengua Nacional: “In his well-known work on the prepositions per and per a …, Joan Coromines says that concerning a great number of aspects of the use of these prepositions [Pompeu] Fabra [the inventor of standard Catalan] â€˜didn’t legislate’ but â€˜did leave behind jurisprudence’.” That’s all very well; I just wish I could find some way of memorising it.
- Provincial style
I love this Jaén olive oil cooking competition, which is held not in Jaén but in San Sebastián, at the other
- John Florio and Charles Cotton’s translations of Montaigne
Wading through a Francophone African legal swamp, where jurisprudence grows out of the barrel of a gun, one is reminded of
More from Disraeli’s dad, this time on the peculiarly Spanish (continental?) fondness for long titles: The Spaniards then must feel a most
- Two serious IT/system problems at Bicing
They screw up, you pay.
- Pere Botero's
“On Ponent Street lived another woman known as the Queen because she was daughter of one of the Three Kings”