YES! “Marvin Gaye” really ought to be a verb. La Vanguardia is onto something.
What’s the name of that senator from Kentucky who strongly resembles a turtle?
I hope this is the last time I ever have to stick up for Mitch McConnell.
(From Tuesday’s La Vanguardia)
Having lost all ability to shock, this particular typo would barely merit a mention had it not been handed down from the most prestigious of perches: the editorial introducing La Vanguardia‘s wall-to-wall Juan Carlos coverage, written by editor-in-chief and serial misspeller Màrius Carol.
Heaps of scorn to you, Mr. Carol.
In the wake of King Juan Carlos’s abdication earlier this week, El País published a 39-page Borbonic plague of monarchical flattery. Having exhausted every other conceivable way of kissing the royal ass, the paper eventually resorted to the gratuitous use of English. Except, oops:
Online version here.