11. that Barça fans are called "culés"? Yes, but did you know why? It all started in the 1920's when the club became so popular and the stadium filled so fast that some fans had to perch right on the top of the stands inadvertently offering passers-by below a view of a row of bottoms or "culos" – hence culés.
12. that when Spanish tap the side of their face ("cara") with their palm they mean that someone has a lot of check or nerve (in Spanish "tener mucha cara").
13. that in 2010 the amount of wine consumed per person in Spain was 18 litres. 30 years ago it was more than 50. No wonder Spain's in "crisis".
14. that if you "cecear" you pronounce the "s" like a "c" or a "z" and are probably from Extremadura (who theriously lithp). If you "sesear" you pronounce the "c" and "z" like an "s" and are probably from Andalusssssia.
15. that 57% of Galicians always speak Gallego, 48% Catalans always speak Catalán and 12% Basques always speak Euskera.
16. that "Kalimotxo" is red wine with coca cola, "Tinto de verano" is sprite or fizzy lemon and wine.
17. that the 3 largest read daily newspapers are all free (20minutos, Qué, ADN). Then comes "El País" followed by two newspapers entirely dedicated to sport (Marca, El As). Of the 10 best selling dailies, 4 are sports rags!
18. that the longest distance in Spain in a straight line from one place to another is 1080,90 kms from Cap de Creus (Girona) to the mouth of the River Guadiana (Ayamonte), between Spain and Portugal.
19. that Badajoz is the biggest province in Spain, Gipuzkoa is the smallest one..
20. that "Silbo gomero" is Gomera's whistle language. It was introduced by the Canarian aborigines and was traditionally used by island folk to communicate with each other across Gomera's rugged, mountain terrain. It is still a subject at Gomeran schools. 'Come on children, fingers in mouths!'