Eduardo Torres-Dulce, the pepero chief prosecutor who conveniently noticed nothing untoward in mass institutional disobedience of Constitutional and Supreme Court decisions, and who also appears to have signed up for the King’s sister’s defence team, is alleged to have said “We won’t act until the the offence doesn’t occur. Neither before… nor after.”
The thing I can’t understand about Catalan unionists is that they wish to remain part of a state which washed its hands of them 30 years ago.
- Binding referendum on the future of Catalonia, hosted by Kalebeul
In response to confusion in the markets re Spain’s constitutional arrangements and the size and distribution of its public debt, kaleBirthday has, remarkably, gained the consent of the Catalan, Spanish and EU administrations to conduct a binding poll on the future of the troubled region. Vote now or forever hold your peace.
- Catalan historical revisionism
Manuel Capdevila occasionally comments here but now has his own blog, Revised Catalonia History, whose goal is to remedy what he believes is the deliberate obfuscation of the Glorious History of the Catalan Nation and its Contribution to Civilisation and create a correct, Catalan-centric view.
One of his early claims is that the English paper comes …
- Catalan etymology of paper? Probably not
1249; del ll. papyrus, i aquest, del gr. pápyros ‘papir’, adaptat per via semiculta a una terminació catalana, d’on passà a les altres llengües europees
AFAIK the Enciclopèdia Catalana has never substantiated this. The Dictionnaire de l’Académie francaise says:
PAPIER n. m. XIIIe siècle. Issu, par l’intermédiaire du latin
- Generalitat drops C18th Catalan language ban claim
Peret’s (Catalan-language) recording of El mig amic is from Spanish telly in 1969, when, as Wikipedia continues to remind us, the “use of Catalan in the mass media was forbidden.” Such claims have decreased considerably over the last five years due solely to kalebeul‘s relentless and fearless campaigning. One important defeat for the inventors of history …