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The Mash guide to pretending you understand Catalonia
WANT to sound like you understand Catalan independence but can’t be arsed to find out about it?
If Catalonia comes up in conversation, gravely say, “It’s sad, very sad.” Your concern will suggest a deep understanding of the situation even if you previously thought Catalonia was a planet in Battlestar Galactica.
Do not say, “I used to love Catatonia. What’s Cerys Matthews up to these days? She was fit.”
Learn one actual fact, such as the Spanish prime minister’s name, and use it in vague, pointless statements like, “Where does this leave Mariano Rajoy now, that’s what I’m wondering?”
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