But if Juncker doesn’t resign this week I reckon 2020 will be pushing it. Luxembourg Syndrome also used to amuse in the Channel Islands: population wakes up, discovers that every cousinfucking potatodigger / goatherd is a financial genius! I am covered, come what may: the Xmas beer is bubbling away.
- The RAE takes the wall and then goes and loses the bugger
Many thanks to Javier for introducing me to the Cantabrian Quixote, which devotes a whole chapter to a duel resulting from a disagreement about who should dexar la acera, give the
wallsidewalk. Not surprisingly, like the cognate discussed in the linked post, it doesn’t turn up in the dictionary of the Royal Spanish Academy.
- Unicaja: “Now we speak the same language yours”
Andalusia’s largest financial institution, Unicaja, keeps its autochthonous customers happy by investing substantial sums in sponsoring local sports teams, and was thus unable to afford 50€ for a slogan-checker for the Brits, who are estimated to make up 70% of the clientele of this particular branch:
- Juncker: Catalonia leaving the EU in Spanish, but not in English
…leaving Rajoy looking like a pillock. Those translators certainly earn their 10K tax-free/month. Q: Why would anyone want to stay in, particularly with Juncker in charge?
- Experts in dismantling and mantling funitures
roberto rob in Barcelona Metropolitan’s classifieds:
We offer the most reliable services of movings both within the town and outsidethe town,even outsside the country. we are experts in dismantling and mantling funitures, we are on duty 24 hrs and 7 days a week. just give us a trial,
I think mantle is a pretty nifty bit of back-formation,