Poll says SF loves tech buses, doesn't ask Spanish speakers
But though the poll asked respondents these questions in English and Cantonese ... if it included voices of Spanish speakers, Daly said it still wouldn't get to the heart of the issue. "Even if the public does like tech shuttles, it has no bearing on ...
Brits Abroad Can't Speak A Single Word Of Local Language
One fifth didn’t even know what ‘bonjour’ meant, in a statistical quirk, while young people aged 16-24 were some of the worst at phrase-making in an unfamiliar ... did know the request "un cerveza por favor" (in Spanish: a beer please) The poll ...
Misadventures with translator apps
Embarrassed at how my Spanish had deteriorated over the years, I recently decided to download a few translator apps for iPad and iPod Touch before a trip to Spain. I browsed around the App Store, downloading English ... con leche, por favor,” to the ...
How to Be Polite In Spanish and Win Friends In Mexican Restaurants
Mexicans are polite to the point at which even the gallant Spaniards stare at the florid turns of phrase common in Mexican society ... most work just as well in English as in Spanish, though it's considered polite to speak Spanish in Mexico, even badly.
What does Spain think of the atheist bus campaign?
Well, if you believe in online polls, they don’t like it very much. But hey, you know what we think of online polls! I suspect that we’ll be able to win over all of the beautiful country of Spain with a few clicks on all of our computers. Here’s the ...