So for all those who love being reminded of just how fickle the English language can be, plus fancy being reminded of the wonderful Mandy Patinkin in dubious Spanish mode, enjoy!
Language is culture. And funny sometimes.
Notes from a language lover, suburban would-be cultural theorist and international relations analyst, trying to find an online identity not constrained by time or stereotypes of mummy blogging. Tricky.
The Blondie and Brownie pages are snippets of conversation from my 10 and 13 year old boys - you know, culture at work and all that, cute and insightful. This is one of the tricky bits (see above).
Bumper Edition satisfies a quasi obsession with the cultural messages of vehicle licence plates, bumper stickers and window decals. Fortunately, where I live seems to be a hotspot for these items. Or perhaps unfortunately.
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Nice stuff today"When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.” Mark Twain