Le cul entre les deux chaises

An American Spaniard in France or: How I Learned to Make an Ass of Myself in Three Cultures

Spanish names

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Someday, I’ll post something a little more detailed about the insanity of Spanish names (those born post-Franco are especially worth discussing), but for the time being, there’s a thing from a story about US visa rule changes that made me laugh. The key word here is “common.”

Embassy officials knew that Pitingo, whose real name is Antonio Manuel Álvarez Vélez, is not a terrorist, and that the real target was someone else who shared his very common name.

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