(David Duggan, USA, 01/14/20 10:48 am)
Parlay (see A. J. Cave, January 14th) didn't look right and I looked it up. Parley is the conversation. Parlay is a betting maneuver (typically on horse races with win-place-show
(A. J. Cave, USA, 01/14/20 4:57 am)
John E asked about Trump's back-channel communication through the Swiss with the IRI.
There was a fairly detailed piece on January 12th about the recent parlay in the online Wall Street
(Paul Pitlick, USA, 01/14/20 4:44 am)
I always enjoy A. J. Cave's WAIS posts.
In her post of January 12th, A. J. mentioned China and Russia (or as Eugenio Battaglia refers to them, Empires 2 and 3), who might have an interest
(José Ignacio Soler, Venezuela, 01/13/20 2:42 pm)
I appreciated Enrique Torner's humorous dream about teaching the languages of Spain, but more than a dream I would say it would be a nightmare for him, particularly with my smiling presence in it.
(Jordi Molins, Spain, 01/13/20 4:38 am)
Sir Paul Preston wrote on January 11th: "I don't recognise what Jordi Molins had to say about the Valencian economy being reduced to 'whores and waiters.' I would rather have suggest
(A. J. Cave, USA, 01/13/20 4:17 am)
It must be the hand of fate that both President Trump and IRI officials are having their Ukrainegates.
It's interesting to see how the events are unfolding as more information is coming onli
(John Eipper, USA, 01/13/20 3:40 am)
Gary Moore writes:
"The WAIS Effect" (Patrick Mears, January 8) is apt shorthand
for the mysteries of serendipity/synchronicity, or "eerie
(Enrique Torner, USA, 01/13/20 3:27 am)
I had a dream. I had to teach the languages of Spain, and, instead of the usual four, I had to remember 18: Manchego (from Castilla la Mancha), Leonese (from Castilla y León), "madrile&nti
(Eugenio Battaglia, Italy, 01/12/20 4:34 am)
In Taiwan, Tsai Ing-wen of the DPP Democratic Progressive Party has been reelected with a landslide 57.1% of the vote, an increase over 2016, against Han Kuo-yu of the Kuomingtang, who got only 2
(Jordi Molins, Spain, 01/12/20 3:38 am)
John Eipper commented on my post of January 10th: "I'm very curious about the origins of the 'putas y camareros' quote."
The motto was popularized by the Spanish writer Art