Amando de Miguel says that Aura Grandal says that people in Ferrol, Galicia call policemen “chepas”, and that this derives from “shepherds”, which is what British engineers called the watchmen in the naval arsenals. I’m going to believe it, whether I do or not.
- Dead Jew snack
Another multipost by Amando de Miguel, in which he suggests that the Galician-Castilian creole of El Bierzo in León appears so
- The yoísmo and imperialistic English, featuring Amando de Miguel and introducing the Yo Index ™
Amando de Miguel is prof emeritus of sociology at Madrid’s Complutense University and is also employed by Libertad Digital as its
- Candela’s Law
Amando de Miguel notes the commonsensical notion that two people will tend to speak the language that supposes the least combined
- Death row final statements by Hispanic Texans
I was just curious why only the occasional guy has stuff in Spanish, and the FAQs don’t explain. I guess it’s
- More drunken shepherds
A brief take on els pastorets.