The word rival, spelled the same in Spanish and English but of course pronounced differently, has an etymology that few people would guess. It comes from the Latin adjective rīvālis, which referred to two people who use the same rīvus, i.e. 179 more words
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One in seven Americans speak Spanish at home. Zero White House websites offer information in that language.
At the beginning of Donald Trump’s presidency, the White House… 431 more words
Did you know Spanish is the official language of 21 countries?
Well, it is the third highest number of speakers in unprecedented 450 million people! 222 more words
Stations: Upstairs Downstairs TV Drama, Foreign Period Piece
Time Travel Destination: Edwardian Era Spain, 1900s
Conductor: Carlos Sedes
For fans of Downton Abbey, there is another upstairs-downstairs period drama with just as much intrigue and grandeur. 738 more words