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American Practical Navigator – En inglés

Por |mayo 21st, 2015|

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Joseph Ecclesine – Big words are for the birds

Por |mayo 19th, 2015|

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When you come right down to it, there is no law that says you have to use big words in ads.

There are lots of small words, and good ones, that can be made to say all the things you want to say — quite as well as the big ones.

It may take more time to find the small words — but it can be well worth it. For most small words are quick to grasp. And best of all, most of us know what they mean.

Some small words — a lot of them, in fact — can say a thing just the way it should be said. They can be crisp, brief, to the point. Or they can be soft, round, smooth — rich with just the right feel, the right taste.

Use them with care and what you say can be slow, or fast, to read — as you wish. […]

B – Poul Anderson

Por |mayo 19th, 2015|

B – Garvan Laing

Por |mayo 17th, 2015|

Garvan Laing & Me…

Marstren

Mi traducción castellana

Misfortune and Mobility

Mi traducción castellana (pendiente)

New Zealand Railways Bridges & Tunnels (revised 2004 by Garvan Laing)

Mi traducción castellana (pendiente)

Michael MacDonald – Immortal Memory – 250th anniversary of the birth of the Scots poet Robert Burns

Por |mayo 14th, 2015|

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Now you have had your share of haggis – but not quite your fill of whisky, poetry and blether. It is great to see you here again, especially on this special night the 250 anniversary of Robert Burns birth date, to celebrate his art and spirit.

I’m sure that Burns would have enjoyed the good fellowship, jolly spirits and particularly the Ladies at this Supper tonight. […]

Gat a Barcelona

Por |abril 23rd, 2015|

B – Ramón Grijalvo / Ramon B. Grijalvo

Por |abril 22nd, 2015|

Juan Manuel Grijalvo  –  IRFCA   –  Algunos recursos en la Red…

Por |abril 16th, 2015|

 

Y esto es sólo un aperitivo…

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Tf – Michael Bell – What if?

Por |abril 16th, 2015|

Traducción castellana

(In Motion, No. 12, November 1989) […]

Juan Manuel Grijalvo  –  High-speed railways and «standard» gauge

Por |abril 16th, 2015|

Great Western Railway – «Dragon» at Taunton – 1892

The Broad Gauge Society

14  August  2011

The feet, inches and miles mentioned in this article
are those of the English system of measures,
also known as «Imperial.»

Please bear in mind that all the countries in the world
-and very many cities- had their own sets of measures…
until that not-so-very-general metrication. […]