Rex — nice pic of The Little Prince. Yo no soy marinero soy capitan, soy capitan! I see in Wikipedia that The Boss even jokes about it now, saying that it was not until Manfred Mann rewrote the song to be about a feminine hygiene product that it became popular. Daniel Mauer: Please, please do not craft your puzzles to try to appease the King of Snark. Come back soon Dan and yes, I love it when the constructor chimes in. And why doesn't the revealer have any relation to multilinguality? I did not know any of the French, German, or Spanish themers, so all had to rely on crosses.
Also, why are these multilingual? The theme was fine by me, once I noticed that it wasn't just articles but actual words for little. Could refer to clothes, cars, jobs … basically used as a synonym of chic. I thought the puzzle terrific. No one here speaks Spanish so it cracked me up. I, for one, appreciate you giving me some morning entertainment today. So that one took a little longer, waiting for recognizable Spanish words to appear from the crosses. Funny, colorful, wonderfully revealing anecdote, Maldemare 10:25 , that I found interesting and fun to read.
Lunch was le grand déjeuner or something similar, but was eventually shortened to déjeuner. The most charming version I ever heard was in one of those Great Railway Journeys of the World episode, when a bunch of Peruvian kids sing it spontaneously while I suppose riding home from school on the little train. May today be un grand jour for you! Long live the spineless university presidents that give away Chairs instead of asking different parties to talk to each other. I look forward to your subsequent effort. Anyway, one upside of this puzzle is I solved it fast. We post the answers for the crosswords to help other people if they get stuck when solving their daily crossword. I wouldn't have written my second comment had I not seen Mauer's post.
Spotify did a list of the top ten misunderstood lyrics. Foreign phrases often don't have exact literal English equivalents. To follow up on old timer, Valens family were Mexican. Also, I have studied both French and Spanish; German, not so much, but Mozart is still very popular. If you want sycophancy there are blogs for that. Envy, envy - but I learned it from her.
Congratiulations, Daniel on getting your foot in this glorious door, and please keep 'em coming. He sounds like a lovely guy. I'm now told that the renovation project next door may not even start next week because of the Jewish holiday. Clif Rex should stop translating languages he doesn't understand. I enjoyed watching the multicultural array of people dancing to La Bamba.
Again, Thomaso808 — yeah — tough puzzle for people who avoid foreign language. Only friends of his get a pass from the vitriol. I play it a lot and each day I got stuck on some clues which were really difficult. If you want to get better, read Rex. I just wish it had lasted longer than it took for my kettle to start whistling.
Thankfully, he was also too drunk to remember. Though considering the various ups and downs we've been experiencing in the daily puzzle difficulty, perhaps that doesn't mean anything anymore. Historically the French apparently didn't eat a midday meal but when they started, the morning and smaller meal was demoted to petit. This was very easy for me even though I needed crosses for the lyric. Real puzzle fans hold constructors in awe.