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  • 17 Feb 2016
    Saint Teresa and the toilet roll
    Ronald Batchelor

    A disconcerting ambiguity

    A disconcerting ambiguity: a note on the Spanish noun escatología, and adjective escatológico Eschatology: Branch of theology concerning the end of the world Scatology: Scientific study of excrement Spanish escatología expresses both meanings. Strange but true. It is possible that the present English reader has never heard of the first two English terms listed above, and […]

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