The trouble with El Correo

Fans of awkward mutes will be disappointed to learn that Mr. Bean is not, in fact, returning to television, El Correo‘s headline notwithstanding.

Who, then, is returning to television? Some actor named “Rotwan Atkinson.” The face looks familiar, but the name…

Rotwan Atkinson
Photo courtesy of alert reader Chris Pellow.


A brigde too far

From yesterday’s El Correo: 


As tipster CP notes, “It must be right, because it appears twice.”

Very mad banners

Prolific actor Christopher Lee died last week at age 93. It is generally inadvisable, when paying tribute to one legend, to make a spoonerism of another. But hey—everyone mourns differently! Ladies and gentlemen, El Mundo:





Do your dutty

Massimo Dutti is owned by Inditex, the fashion behemoth founded by Spain’s richest man, the elusive blazzillionaire Amancio Ortega. With hundreds of locations on prestigious retail streets across Spain, Massimo Dutti itself is anything but elusive. In fact, there is a Massimo Dutti directly across the street from La Vanguardia‘s offices on Barcelona’s Avinguda Diagonal.

So what, exactly, is this garbage?

Massimo Dutty

Go downstairs. Squint in the sun. Apply SPF 50 to your pasty, malnourished face. Look both ways. Cross the street. I hope you brought your notepad! There it is, a shining beacon of hope:

Massimo Dutti

M-A-S-S-I-M-O … D-U-T-T-I. Congratulate yourself on this feat of shoe-leather reporting and quickly retreat to the mother ship.

Or, I don’t know, Google it?

Or look at the next sentence of your own damn article?

Massimo Dutti

Anything! Just do your duty!

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ABC was recently foiled by its namesake and nemesis—the alphabet—while reporting some weird news from everyone’s favorite Special Administrative Region.

Be warned: this story makes no sense on several levels. But you come here for the typos, so it’s typos we provide:

Honk Kong

You had one job!

Dammit, La Vanguardia. You’ve had six years to memorize the 11 letters that represent the world’s most powerful human. Is that so much to ask?

Barak Obama