According to Cambridge University Press, who carried out a survey of 1,700 people across Spain. The survey shows that some areas of Spain are more desperate than others. 71% of extremeños (people from Extremadura) would give up sex for good in exchange for waking up knowing fluent English. 51% of people from La Rioja. People aren’t stupid tho’ – only 24% think that sleeping with a Brit would help their English skills, against 20% who Continue reading 4 out of 10 Spaniards would give up sex to speak fluent English
While being the first to applaud correct spelling (leaving Americanisms to those who live in the deep south), correct implementation of lexigraphy and a basic knowledge of grammer, I can’t help feeling somewhat ticked off by these semi-literate knowalls who have, and are, jumping on the “Eats, Shoots and Leaves” bandwagon. These unhappy people, who appear to be quite happy to write inches of columns and shelves of books in their quest to make money Continue reading Blasted linguistic purists – verbing doesn’t weird language!