For all my halfwit, lunatic and thieving sectarian friends wrapped in their stupid flags, from the estimable Iñaki Berazaluce. I haven’t checked any of the claims, but would be most surprised if any were untrue. Cf the sardana, pa amb tomàquet, castells, etc etc.
Don’t think I’ve ever previously linked to Público.
- Ross and Brand are heroes, say Spanish
“Prime minister José Luis Zapatero said the assault on Andrew Sachs was ‘measured’ given the actor’s portrayal of a halfwit Spaniard
- Spanish football celebrations on Barcelona Ramblas
John Chappell must have stayed up in conservative, nationalist Gracia if he had a quiet night. We were with friends on
- Ethnic tagging
The nationalist mayor of Guecho in the Basque Country, Iñaki Zarraoa, wants to introduce badges for Basque speakers, he says to
- Aka the sardana
The Dallas Morning News ($$$) has an interesting variation on the “Franco banned the sardana” urban legend: “In fact, during the
- Pobre / probe
This is apparently an Andalusian trait that turns up with Andalusians in the Americas. Previously is was regarded as demonstrating stupidity