Categories Life close . . . . . but no cigar . .. Post author By Rowland Jones Post date March 9, 2012 3 Comments on close . . . . . but no cigar . .. American football and Sicilian culture – – mind you there is rugby team in Manchester called Sale Sharks— Sale is a place by the way – -it sounds like they’re purveyors of large aquatic predators . . . Share this:TweetLike this:Like Loading... Related Tags Chicago, dolphin, football, humor, humour, Miami, rugby sale, shark By Rowland Jones Jones spends his time writing & performing his songs, writing to the papers, doing illustrations for Zuiderlucht and browsing idly around the net for considerably longer than any adult should . . . View Archive → ← writing . . . . and drink → Cultural differences …. and American football again? No . . . it’s The Silver Spoon 3 replies on “close . . . . . but no cigar . ..” No sale on the sharks…I wouldn’t ‘bite’ if they were free… But the Catania Elephants . . . “I am fascinated by language . . . ” I can read some French, German, and Spanish, and, if hard-pressed, can get along in Spanish. In the US, many products have information in English, French, and Spanish, and there are a lot of signs and audio announcements in public places in Spanish. I find it interesting to compare the way the two languges relate the same concepts. Small wonders to liven the day. Any thoughts? Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email.