Flemish jurisprudence dealing with relationships between potato coops and their tax-mitigating members. One new expression: tegensprekelijk debat, from the French débat contradictoire of réunion contradictoire, meaning basically (and slightly bizarrely to my mind) a meeting or hearing at which several or all parties are present. Due to some aspect of legal history with which I am unfamiliar, the reunión contradictoria turns up in Brussels and South America but not in Spain.
This will all come in useful one day.
Looking for something else, I just found this grammar, lexicon and corpus of Syldavian, the invented language used in the Tintin
- Schild en vriend
While we’re on things Flemish, I’m afraid I have a tendency to disbelieve shibboleth stories. The big one in these parts
- Duck-billed dog
Ludwig Wittgenstein, Philosophical Investigations (1953): I contemplate a face, and then suddenly notice its likeness to another. I see that it has
- Earthlings: Ugly Bags of Mostly Water
Apparently I’ve been signed up for the local chess tournament for the next few Saturdays, otherwise this is where I’d really
- Destruction by the EU of pastoralism in the Balkans
This is one reason why large numbers of Romanian shepherds, shearers and others are ending up in Spain. There’s an interesting