In the latter category, an amiable Cataloony the other day: the Albigensian Crusade was guiri genocide against the Occitans, ebola and Malaysian MH-17 are connected, Rajoy introduced ebola into Spain to kill off Podemos supporters, chemotherapy exacerbates cancer… ¡Santa María!
- Triumph of English
Fabio Montermini’s excellent granny, who says in dialect (no army or navy in sight), “I can’t speak dialect and never have,”
- Horny goddess
MG Cole writes from a farmstead on Bala Lake: I am disappointed that you, a Welshman, don’t publish more stories of interest
Tom Shields in his excellent sports column in the Sunday Herald makes the interesting claim that: Camp Nou was turned into a
- Montilla, the Catalan Che Guevara
History recalls Wolfie Smith as the British incarnation. March mare’s nest words for Jordi Buch Oliver: sciamachy, galimathias, amphigouri. Mr Butler forwards
- Catalan and north-eastern Jaén speech
Iberian linguistics is even more complex than I had thought.