Apparently Mr Forte had just fled Italy after writing an article entitled “Everyone obeys Mussolini except the cats”. Can his welcome in Spain be explained partly in terms of the Spanish dictator’s notorious dislike of the Italian?
- Giffoot, rare synonym for Ladino?
Found whilst hunting help for a tiny bit of Judæo-Spanish/Sefardi/Dzhudezmo/Judezmo/Spanyol/Spanyolit/Ladino-English translation I did for someone. The book is The Lives of
- Walter Raleigh and Nigerian scammers
Being yet more foolish speculation.
- Accordion to my dog
The quote in all the obits for OED superhero Robert Burchfield is his description of English as “a monster accordion, stretchable
- Frommer’s Barcelona guide
Apparently FollowTheBaldie.com is in the 1st edition of Frommer’s Barcelona guide. If it’s not a right old slagging, then I probably
- Are the Spanish media really obsessed with Israel?
John Chappell links to an old piece from the Stephen Roth Institute in Tel Aviv which claims among other things that