Manzana (January 1966)

James A. Landau JJJRLandau at AOL.COM
Thu Apr 3 22:13:46 UTC 2003

In a message dated 4/3/2003 5:07:50 PM Eastern Standard Time, douglas at NB.NET

> Modern Spanish expresses "The Big Apple" as "La Gran
> Manzana" AFAIK.

"Big apple" would be "manzana grande".  "gran manzana" is something close to
"great apple".  Don't feel bad.  The "Grand Canyon" in Arizona is not so
named for being grand; it is a mis-translation of Spanish "Gran Can~on".

             - Jim Landau

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