These observations, while fascinating, are, I'm afraid, entirely incorrect. What is universally known as "Spanish" is, in fact, castellano. In Spain, there are four official languages, catellano, catalán, vasco and gallego. Castellano refers to the language of the region of Castilla. In most of Spain, Spanish (AKA catellano) is spoken. In addition, in the regions where Spanish (AKA castellano) is spoken as the first (and usually only) language, the people refer to the...