2015/08/25

Julian the Apostate (331-363) addresses himself to Galileo (1564-1642)

Arturo Pérez-Reverte, The Dumas Club, tr. Sonia Soto (London: Vintage Books, 2003):

"I know what you mean. It's Julian the Apostate crying, 'You have defeated me, Galileo.'"
Galilean.

2015/08/17

Brown Shit hair dye

Caca Marron: Solid Henna: Turn brown into amburn with a shine like fresh conkers: Vegan:

Some of you will probably get off on Polkadot Lily smearing Lush brown shit into her hair:

They also do Black Shit, known in the trade as the Guinness look.

H/t Manolo A.

2015/08/12

Translation error in the puenting tragedy at Cabezón de la Sal in Cantabria

Two versions:

  1. El País: the instructor says, "No jump, it's important. No jump," and the girl understands, "Now jump."
  2. De Telegraaf, among others, citing words which no longer appear on El Diario Montañés: the instructor says, "[When it's time to jump], don't worry, just jump."