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The Spanish Prisoner

Director/Writer: David Mamet Director of Photography: Gabriel Beristain Editor: Barbara Tulliver Music: Carter Burwell Pro…

English Borrows from Spanish

New World encounters bring new words by David Johnson Related Links Types of Spanish Explained Columbus's Unknown Legacy …

Foreign Languages: Spanish

Homework Center – Frequently Asked Questions Foreign Languages Spanish The Compendium of Online Resources for Spanish Students Spanish for Beginners download from the University of Ca…

Spanish Place Names

Hispanic heritage from coast to coast by Holly Hartman Alcatraz Island, now part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, draws over a million visitors each year In …

Brewer's: Spanish Money

Fair words and compliments. The Spanish government is a model of dishonest dealings, the byword of the commercial world, yet no man is more irate than a Spaniard if any imputation is laid t…

Brewer's: Spanish Brutus

(The). Alfonzo Perez de Guzman (1258-1309). Lope de Vega has celebrated this hero. When besieged, he was threatened with the death of his son, who had been taken prisoner, unless he surrend…

Brewer's: Spanish Main

The circular bank of islands forming the northern and eastern boundaries of the Caribbean Sea, beginning from Mosquito, near the isthmus, and including Jamaica, St. Domingo, the Leeward Isl…

Brewer's: Spanish Worm

A nail concealed in a piece of wood, against which a carpenter jars his saw or chisel. So called from Spanish woods used in cabinet-work. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham…

Brewer's: Spanish Blades

A sword is called a toledo, from the great excellence of the Toletan steel. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Spanish BrutusSpaniel A B C D E F G H I J…

Brewer's: Walk Spanish

To make a man walk Spanish is to give him the sack; to give him his discharge. In 1885 one of the retired captains in the Trinity House Establishment sa…