Tag: language

City Of Burien Says: “Aquí Se Habla Español”

by Ralph Nichols Aquí se habla español. Translation: “Spanish spoken here.” And these words could be a message from the City of Burien to the members of its growing Spanish-speaking community. That’s because Burien recently added a Spanish-language phone line for people who call city hall (the direct # is 206-436-5556). Here’s an audio sample […]

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“What Happened At The Council” Today = HUH? Can Anyone Decipher This Sentence?

As a recognized news organization, we here at The B-Town Blog get emails and press releases from all over the place, including a daily one called “What happened at the council?” (link here) from the King County Council. Here’s an actual sentence that was included in Tuesday’s (Sept. 8th) update: “Approved an ordinance implementing the […]

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