Mónica de Oriol of the Círculo de Empresarios has apologised for her assertion that those who don’t work and don’t study are good for nothing, and is said to be in discussion with Procol Harum re new opportunities for Spain’s young and not-so-young unemployed. The unions are opposed, and believe we should continue to implement Swift’s Modest Proposal.
On back-pedalling: it’s good to see rétropédalage grow as a metaphor in French, although its users anywhere have surely never ridden a bicycle – the bikes in question have no reverse gear, and terugtrapremmen merely slow you down.
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If we take it as axiomatic that books with blue and pink covers are published by nutters, then McClaine Lee’s book
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“The Mahávansa and the Rájaratnákari state, that the king Walakanabhaya, or according to the latter work, Deveny Paetissa, caused the temple
- A judge orders materials at the Barcelona Foreigner Internment Centre to be translated into languages the inmates can’t read
Judge Joaquín Aguirre has identified a problem: many Senegalese etc can’t speak their national language, French, to a level that would
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This is the kind of news that must break the hearts of the beards who want to establish little, backward Islamic
- Exterminating liberals
There’s a good piece today by Arcadi Espada on the conflict of interests that prevents press and politicians commenting on the