In the musical “My Fair Lady,” Professor Higgins has Eliza Doolittle — the Cockney flower girl he is training to pronounce her long-a’s correctly — sing “The rain in Spain stays mainly in the plain.”
If I flew through Spain I’d stay on the plane as well after last week’s goring of matador Victor Barrio triggered a Twitter war.
“A bullfighter has died,” read one tweet. “One less torturer and today the planet is a little more clean of all this (expletive).”
“The death of bullfighters like Victor Barrio makes me happy,” read another. “He had no pity for the bulls he killed and I feel no pity for his death.
“We will dance on your grave,” teacher Vicente Belenguer Santos wrote on Facebook, “and (expletive) on the wreaths they place for you!”
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