Our Mrs. of Gracia

Wikipedia has found a homely name for a church in Carmona, Seville province.

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Last updated 17/10/2008

This post pre-dates my organ-grinding days, and may be imported from elsewhere.

Barcelona (1362):

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Föcked Translation (414): I posted to a light-hearted blog called Fucked Translation over on Blogger from 2007 to 2016, when I was often in Barcelona. Its original subtitle was "What happens when Spanish institutions and businesses give translation contracts to relatives or to some guy in a bar who once went to London and only charges 0.05€/word." I never actually did much Spanish-English translation (most of my work is from Dutch, French and German) but I was intrigued and amused by the hubristic Spanish belief, then common, that nepotism and quality went hand in hand, and by the nemeses that inevitably followed.

Spain (1826):

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Translation (784):

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