More mystifications

I continue to think “mystifications” is a better translation than “hoaxes” of mixtificaciones. Gerald Howson in The flamencos of Cadiz Bay writes of a 1950s carnaval pregonero preaching against the use of “mixtifications, modernisms and orfeonic banalities” in carnival songs. He wouldn’t have liked Silvester Paradox either.

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Comments

  1. Howson is an unqualified cataloguer of the writings of academics, and at best can be classified as a researcher, and at worst, a plagariser with an inflated sense of self importance, which is used to conceal a clinical dangerous inferiority complex.

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