Sounds like LanguageHat also got approached by Grant Barrett’s minder at McGraw-Hill offering “a look at our book” in exchange for a plug. I invited her to send dead tree all the way to Spain and have heard nothing more, which you may wish to attribute to Spain’s splendidly relaxed postal service or to a misconstrual of her invitation on my part. I don’t know what I’d use it for anyway–I’ve been in full “Come on Chaucer light my barbie” flow ever since Googlegod put everything online. Isn’t it time for a new paradigm to replace the publishing industry’s traditional gift-horse approach to dentistry? There’s space for some Hudson bass on the grill.
- Getting your Spanglish right
David Luna, Dawn Lerman, and Laura A Peracchio sound like they’ve started something interesting in Structural Constraints in Codeswitched Advertising (via
- Find the lady
Prosecution statement (1946/9/20) quoted in Paco Villar, Historia y Leyenda del Barrio Chino (1900-1992):
- “What is art in Latin countries is obscenity in the Nordic north”
JD had a bit more Time than I did and kindly sent me an article from 1930 which turns the tables
- Money bunnies
One of the stupidest pieces of evidence cited in anonymous briefings by the regional police in their attempts–based as far as
- Spanish blogger fined for offence caused by commenters
Bloggers should have rights and privileges as well as responsibilities, argues David Maeztu.