The Monkfish Beach Bar

When I went for that great fish and chips a few days ago I walked a long long way to get there; healthily walking off the calories I was shortly to consume.  Along the way I came across this Chiringuito (Beach Bar) name for a particular popular type of fish (Monkfish/Angelfish = Rape [pronounced rap-ay]).


Such a sign might be looked at askance, true enough, by English speakers; but it’s a legitimate Spanish word.  Let’s not even think of political correctness for the English language generating the idea of changing a Spanish beach bar’s name.   This is a great opportunity to impress in your mind that different countries have severely different words for things.

Let is be noted that the Spanish, law, courts and population take the subject of sexual violence very seriously.

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