Mudcat Café message #3885660 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #162903   Message #3885660
Posted By: Steve Shaw
30-Oct-17 - 09:22 AM
Thread Name: BS: Catalonia: pros and cons of separation
Subject: RE: BS: Catalonia: pros and cons of separation
Nostalgia certainly isn't what it used to be. Until 1920 the word meant only a sort of intense homesickness. Wistful yearning for the past is a newer application of the word. I suppose we have to live with that. That's democracy for you.