Do head-to-heads on Spanish words and you’ll find that the page count at Google Print averages around 30% more than the word count over at CORDE. The content and search functionality are different, but it’s another nail in the coffin of the Real Academia Española.
- Spanish & other languages in Google PrintHere, wrote Maragall, is something living, governed by something that is dead, because death weighs more than life and drags it with it in its fall into the tomb. (Carlos Seco Serrano,
- Top searches at the Consejo General del Poder Judicial
Chart-toppers: Mossos who torture.
- Chinese government attacks on Marxists.org
Apart from principle, there are practical reasons to object strongly to attempts by the Chinese government (via BB) to damage and destroy Marxists.org: it’s a brilliant, unique resource, the examination of the often weird premises, analysis and conclusions of whose content helps one begin to understand how great portions of the world, including China, got into …
- Royal Academy of History website
The Royal Spanish Academy looks increasingly amateurish compared to stuff like the Brigham Young integrated corpus, but at least they made a sincere effort to provide functionality. The new Royal Academy of History site,
on the other hand, is a classical Spanish institutional enterprise: glorification of the bureaucrats and their buildings, but no frigging usable material, …