Balearic Isles drops “all signs to be in Catalan” law

Back in the heyday of 2001, the Balearic Isles government passed  a law saying that all shop signs and notices had to be in Catalan, with Castillano (Spanish) an optional second. Fines for failing to comply with the linguistic Nazi police in their endeavours carried fines of between €1,501 to €60,000. President Bauzá says this is all a load of bureaucratic nonsense, and has said he will remove all this linguistic stuff in the forthcoming Continue reading Balearic Isles drops “all signs to be in Catalan” law