Jordi Pujol Ferrusola has apparently been paying Liberty Seguros an average of €45 per annum per car to insure a Mercedes Benz 230 SL Pagoda, a Porsche 911 S 2.7 turbo coupé, a Lotus Elan and a Ferrari F40. Crónica Global:
Un informe de la UDEF revela que a Jordi Pujol Ferrusola las pólizas de seguro de cuatro de los coches de lujo de su propiedad le salían by the face, o casi.
I don’t know that expression in English, and the Urban Dictionary entry is neither impressive nor useful in this instance. I think they’ve just translated the Spanish “por la cara”, meaning “as a result of his family connections”, into English to impress what they perhaps privately consider to be a rather un-global readership. Any other readings?
- DCVB gives Spanish equivalents not yet accepted by RAE
The Catalan-Valencian-Balearic dictionary helpfully gives Spanish equivalents: RESSALAR v. tr. Tornar salar; salar excessivament; cast. resalar. … that sometimes haven’t yet made it into
- The divine prohibition of bullfighting in English and Cagancho in Almagro: whatever won’t be, won’t be
Programmes are rarely distributed at bullfights, and are never translated into English. There is an excellent reason for this, recounted over
- Voice amplifiers
Choosing between expensive and quiet aerobics-style headset+waistband amp and cheap and noisy headset+waistband megaphone.
News tha the forst results frem a git big survey on the use of Valencian carried oot fre the Acadèmia Valenciana
- Fucked translation, the consequence of a strategic choice by the Spanish authorities?
My man in the education department of the Generalitat de Catalunya this lengthy lunchtime: “Why the fuck would we teach them