“The price for getting to Spain on a canoe has gone down. It used to cost almost £1000, but in 2006 went down to £450. Now it is possible to buy a passage for £350. It must be the only thing in Senegal which has gone down in price. A loaf of bread has gone up by a third since I last bought one.” It would be interesting to know why.
- Government offices
Much of my spam is now in Mandarin, but here’s an interesting excerpt received from across the pond this morning: In some
- Single European mortgage market
The Central Committee via Barnier, 10/12/13: [The Mortgage Credit Directive] introduces responsible lending practices across the EU. Consumers will be better
- Maritime noun/verb swaps
Well-travelled salesmen are nothing more that the latest bunch of pechelingues.
- Another lazy journalist
“The only constant throughout Spain’s storied history is failure”
- Hope at hand for Spanish men who live with their mums
Orhan Pamuk: Yes, until I was 30 I didn’t earn a single kopek, and I lived at my divorced mother’s house.