Cultural misunderstanding?

All Spanish men scratch their nuts in libraries and other alarming situations. In Britain we whistle in the dark. Such behaviour should be known and tolerated.

Bumpkin alert at Ukip campaign launch

Sebastian Payne: There was one hick up: the cinema was far too small for the media pack who journeyed down to [Canvey Island, Essex]. This seems to be a 21st century eggcorn.

What to do if you can’t be with your loved one on Valentine’s

Well, celebrate it later, obviously. The church calendar is full of appropriate saints, February 22 has a couple of particularly good ones, and Sunday is in general better than Saturday for this kind of thing. You could let yourselves be led by Baradates, who took “God is love” pretty seriously: Baradates lived in a tiny…
Headgear rejected by St Baradates:

Endesa, la pura genialidad

Mandan email: Para evitar posibles importes acumulados en sus facturas, le rogamos que nos facilite la lectura real de su contador de electricidad. etc etc Pero tendrán bastantes clientes, por lo cual: Delivery has failed to these recipients or distribution lists: Lectura luz aportada por cliente a Endesa The recipient’s mailbox is full and can’t…

Ex-mayoress of Jerez ONLY arrested for embezzlement! What about her translation sins?!

Pilar Sánchez Muñoz (PSOE) is responsible for various entries here between 2005 and 2011. Now she’s been arrested -like half the Andalusian PSOE during the caso Edu– for complicity in the theft of educational subsidies: En Cádiz, las pesquisas han salpicado a los responsables políticos de Mercajerez SA, la entidad controlada por el Ayuntamiento de…