Ludwig Whitby wrote:And I'd like to end this post on a funny and typically Balkanic absurdist note. The Croatian Party of Rights that was founded by Ante Starčević and that is extremely nationalistic and serbophobic is currently lead by a person called Daniel Srb.
oh, I love that kind of irony.
In Valencia there's something similar going on. The Valencian Ministress of Culture, member of the anti-Catalan party PP, and who is trying hard to eliminate any reference to Catalonia or the fact that the native language is shared with Catalonia from the educational system, is called María José Català
IpseDixit wrote:For an outsider it's always difficult to understand who hates whom in Eastern Europe. My general impression though is that everybody hates everybody.
I have the same impression. I still don't quite understand how everyone can make a distinction based on 'race' between Serbs and Croats. Aren't the differences between them plainly cultural? I often wonder how similar that problem is to the nation clashes in Spain.
De tant que et vull, et trac un ull.
Qui no vulga pols, que no vaja a l'era.