Your stammering linguistic runt of a host thinks they’re all wrong, and recommmends self-inflicted deep-vein trepanning as an alternative preferable to sentence diagramming taught by the hairy-palmed spawn of teacher training colleges. SD’s rather like warfare: a discipline that sometimes occurs to the old as beneficial for the young.
In his view it’s all about consuming and producing in a loving (i.e. generally extra-mural) context, given sufficient native intelligence.
The Orgasmus programme is the only notable success of the European Union, and a junior edition should be introduced, incentivising secondary schoolers to Roma (probably < Sanskrit ḍomba lower-caste person working as a wandering musician) the farthest reaches of the superstate in search of talented pillow dictionaries.
- “Spain is full of drunks and drug addicts who don’t want to work”
I was talking last night to a Bangladeshi who worked for a few years as an illegal in London, was deported,
- Another lazy journalist
“The only constant throughout Spain’s storied history is failure”
- Ghit, glossarised
Paddling its little coracles to the farthest reaches of the sea of confusion (mind the serpent!), the Language Log tribe is
- Don’t ask. Plus: Victoria = Felipe II?
http://spanishshilling.blogspot.com.es/2013/07/and-winner-is.html My impression is that in the six years since this blog started Things have improved immensely. In downtown Barcelona, most shop assistants now
- Unnacompanied into the woods?
The other day someone gave me the (impeccable) English translation of Gabriel Tortella’s classic El desarrollo de la España contemporánea. Historia