The marvellous world of almost, or what a difference a letter makes:
- Folengo’s Baldo
Pleased to see that the marvellous Baldus–a vague subterranean source of inspiration for the world’s wildest walking wisness–is getting a wider
- Cinderella’s slippers: glass, squirrel or amber?
Mark Liberman wonders whether Cinderella slipped two dead squirrels round her tootsy-toes that night, while Chris Waigl does not. I think
- Isn’t it too hot to go walking in Spain in the summer?
If you’re coming to Barcelona in the summer you probably won’t want to do huge amounts of walking around town because
- Does historical reenactment extend to speech?
Early modern editing for the creative anachronism market: judicious modernisation, sympathetically documented transcription, or Talk Like A Pirate?
- Mosaic as de-/reconstruction
Yesterday the state-approved and -subsidised competition to Baldie Galactic was observed claiming that trencadís was yet more proof of the quite