Emma Carmichael, writing about a crotch-foul on Dos Santos the other night, writes, "May they leave los penes en paz."These were all in the past week, and I am not an every-post reader of Deadspin. In small doses, I wouldn't notice, but day after day, it's rather irritating.
Brian Hickey on the Quito hooker scandal, reports that "eight members of the team were sent home amid an ¡escándalo delicioso!"
Hickey again chuckles over the Copa América announcer's "pasión for Budweiser, the Rey de Cervezas."
Wednesday, July 6, 2011
Spanish Banalities Do Not Equal American Irony
Deadspin has this odd habit of translating random words in posts that have to do with soccer or Latin America into Spanish. Often, this appears to be the punchline of the joke that wouldn't exist were it not for the random translation. Behold: