[Ads-l] OT: "... bate el r=?UTF-8?Q?=C3=A9cord_?=mundial ..."

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Mon Jan 12 03:51:41 UTC 2015

Looks like a total calque on English, "beats the world record," with
"record" being a total loan from English "record."

Posted to Facebook in Spanish by a Catalan. Or should that be, "by a
Catalonian"? :-(

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come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
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