the 90th minute

Until September 2007, when my oldest daughter was born, this blog covered daily life and politics in Israel, as well as Hebrew-English linguistic issues, from the perspective of an American-raised journalist and translator living in Israel. Now it mostly serves as the SmunchMonk&Bear news agency, a portal into the bizarre universe of the little people. Read more at:

Thursday, April 12, 2007

A few random things I learned on my trip to Spain

In no particular order...

1. Lest you think that synagogues and mosques that are turned into churches are symbols of Catholic domination, rest assured that they are merely indications of multiculturalism.

2. Everyone seems to speak with a lithp in Thpain.

3. Just because narrow roads are paved with cobblestones in that quaint European kinda way doesn't mean a truck isn't gonna come barreling down 'em.

4. If you don't say "eh Sprite" in Seville, the waiter won't know you're trying to order a Sprite.

5. Men can dance flamenco too.

Pix to come...


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