Is The Manolo Jan’s father?
Loyal readers of both Day By Day and The Manolo have been watching Jan’s dad (Jan’s dad calls her Conchita) recent appearance. He shares many fine qualities with The Manolo: Don M. Luciano de la Portago y Verrillo’s first initial is “m”. He is a gentleman. He has a great sense of style, wearing a stylish dark suite with blue-on-blue dress shirt and necktie, and his hair is impeccably styled. The father of the Conchita shares The Manolo’s distinctive grammar. Now, look at this morning’s strip:
Don Luciano, like many of us and The Manolo himself, shares the fondness for the Prada!
Is The Manolo’s real name Manolo Luciano de la Portago y Verrillo?
Inquiring minds want to know. The readers of Blogger News Network do, too.
Update A friend emails to say, Don M. Luciano de la Portago y Verrillo also shares The Manolo’s dislike of Tarrantino. I prefer not to think of Tarrantino at all.
The Inquirer interviews The MANolo, via himself.