Zazie@Cocanha has scanned extracts from two versions of the highly amusing Cartas d’el Rei D. Fernando, O Catholico, a varios reis e principes do mundo, e suas respostas: colligidas e commentadas por Fr. Antonio Tarfan de los Godos, Commendador na Ordem de S. João de Jerusalem: the first bunch from a manuscript in the collection of the Évora Public and Municipal Library and the second from the 1842 edition printed in Porto. My previous comment re date is obviously complete bollocks, so tell us more Zazie!
- Imaginary correspondence between Ferdinand the Catholic and Suleyman the Magnificent
I’ve been merrily dilettanting away recently with a couple of literary robberies and forgeries, so it’s good to see that Zazie
- Community leaders
Sarkozy’s going to need to look for some soon, but I fear that the current Parisian definition is the guy with
- In praise of toads
George Sandford has left a fascinating comment on this post, which deals with an amusing 19th century literary-historical hoax–purported correspondence between
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This deeply resented peripheralising aphorism was coined not by Alexander Dumas but by Dominique Dufour de Pradt or conceivably the Conde
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How the PSC screwed up transport pricing strategy for the 2010 regionals and 2011 municipals.