Amando de Miguel says that Zapatero is Spain’s worst ever ruler, with the possible exception of Fernando VII, Witiza and someone else. Wittiza was very naughty and nasty indeed–he “taught all Spain to sin“–and, to crown it all, he invited the Moors into Spain to help him fight Wodewic. Maybe there’s a Visigoth somewhere who’d be prepared to apologise to Aznar on the Moors’ behalf.
- Arachnophile shag-fest
Thanks to Margaret Marks for pointing out Mrs Tilton’s post on Jordi Moya-Laraño’s upcoming spider sex symposium. Widows, and, particularly, black
The temperature is up in the 30s, so Miguel Guash via Amando de Miguel wonders why words for “night” and “eight”
- Green / degreening
Fernando Navarro suggests that both I and Joseph Townsend are wrong. The Spanish word for executioner, verdugo, he says, was applied
I guess one of us should apologise to Maurice Sendak.
- Andalusian Anglicisms
From Víctor Daniel Parra Mateo (La Línea de la Concepción, Cádiz) via Amando de Miguel: