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. Leave a Reply to Cayman Thorn 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.