I’ve been having problems with some vowels recently, so I wish this kind of stuff was available for more languages. The doggies and birdies are particularly welcome. (I once worked for an insufferably conservative company with a phenomenally rear-end approach to corporate comms. One day it was discovered that, rather than wait for the official line, Taiwan had built its own asset management website featuring an elephant blowing Flash bubbles containing manga elves. This caused some consternation in Frankfurt.)
- Who’ll write me a drinking song?
MG posted this C15th verse the other day, and D suggested but didn’t provide music: Bring us in good ale, and bring
- Lithos by Xavier Cugat at Brok
See him marry Rita Montaner! empathise with his doggies! buy me a print!
- Newt Gingrich: what a pillock
If ‘bilingualism poses “long-term dangers to the fabric of our nation”‘ (via Unze Toal), then less national fabric might be just
- A sophist etymology of “Isle of Dogs”
Like the wharf, it comes from the Canaries. Not.
- “Discretion Environment Elegance”
An illegal brothel at Girona Airport.