La Vanguardia in 1889 re Buffalo Bill’s Wild West in Barcelona:
A la puerta del hipódromo vimos vendedores de caña dulce y en el interior unos vendedores ambulantes ofrecían otro dulce preparado con granos de maíz y miel.
Honey-coated popcorn was already part of Cody’s commercial package in New York five years before, and La Vanguardia’s programme transcriber had clearly never seen it before, but did it catch on then or was some later entrepreneur responsible?
- Spanish blogger fined for offence caused by commenters
Bloggers should have rights and privileges as well as responsibilities, argues David Maeztu.
- Open source Barcelona street map
Quite a lot of the Barcelona mapping at OpenStreetMap.org is already more detailed and reliable than some commercial products I’ve seen,
- Basta lágrimas de cocodrilo sobre el cierre de Bar Marsella
Si nos importa tanto, ¿por qué no lo compramos?
- etymology of guay: update
Three people tell me that 10-15 years ago when they were kids they used to use guay amongst themselves in the
- How Dutch was Nieuw-Nederland?
Mark Liberman points to an article by Laura Durnford on the Radio Netherlands World Service site which describes how the C17th