My thought is that George Galloway supported the ayatollahs but balanced that in this splendid rant, while I guess in Brian Souter’s vision the good/bad labelling is reversed on the scales. For the record, Philip of Bourbon spoke French, Charles of Habsburg spoke German, both had multilingual armies, and – though hispanophile – neither patronised such excellent cultural practices as dolloping tomato sauce on old bread, perhaps because they hadn’t been invented yet.
- Alostrophe! Now you see’s it, now you dont!
Two missing apostrophes near the grocer’s grocer.
- Animals in mediaeval visions of the hereafter
In the Middle Ages anyone of any commercial talent (and his/her mum) had visions and stored some human bones in the
- Death/transfiguration of Vallcarca
An excellent piece by Israel Punzano presents a more balanced view than my La Clota rant of the destruction and–according to
- Fucked translation, not Hitler’s fault, and not without merit
Studiolum over at the excellent Poemas del río Wang has dug up a German-Russian lexicon, published in 1942 by Mittler &
- Columbus was Irish
Following up yesterday’s Galway post, and anticipating yet more “Columbus was Catalan/lesbian/a figure of speech” lunacy on Hispanidad Day tomorrow, here’s