A Spanish friend once freaked me by referring to what Follow The Baldie does as “footing“. De Standaard’s language blog says that in Spanish the term refers to walking/rambling, while the Royal Academy definition approximates to “jogging” (a point on which the Italians seem to agree) and has the word arriving via the French, who…

Istanbul is sinking

Disturbing news for those of you following the progress of a certain member of the Spanish delegation to a conference in the land of the Turk.