As for said Rough Guide - once recovered, my daughter read the section on Cádiz province and pointed out that the writer clearly didn't know east from west. Nor possibly left from right. Normally considered essential when giving directions.
Anyway, she and I were talking about the excellent service we always get in Spain and I said it had to be about speaking the language. She felt, though, that the most important thing was the very non-British ability not only to make direct eye contact but to maintain it. I conceded that she might be right. She usually is.
Finally . . . It's lazy stuff quoting menu typos but, nonetheless, here's a gem from last night's:- Fried Baby Squips.
And here's a translation challenge for the experts:- Prey (Dam) Pork.