It’s worse in Perpignan, where they’re still going on about 1659.
I hope you all know that Ceuta and Melilla are not the only Spanish enclaves. Despite what the nutter who wrote the badly spelled bits of the Wikipedia thing says, Catalan-language public education is available and public administration is not exclusively monolingual, and the Generalitat is going to pay for all the street signs to be duplicated in Catalan. This legal study (PDF) by the mayor of Perpignan’s office makes interesting reading.
- .cat abuse
puntCAT’s application for the sponsored top level domain .cat clearly states that its purpose is to serve the Catalan linguistic and
- Linguistic self-hate
David Millán notes that while autoodiar appears in neither the Spanish nor the Catalan standard dictionaries, it forms part of the
- Iberian debut of a classic paranoiac Dutch neither-nor motif?
You do something bad, I’ll do something ugly.
- Madrid & bilingualism
Jordi’s got a post about the excellent (sez me, not he) work being done by the Community of Madrid (the regional
- The exonymy wars: Generalidad de Cataluña and Comunitat de Madrid on Wikipedia
I was amused to note that there are massive flames on the Spanish Wikipedia re the (political) rectitude of using the