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  1. Thread: Frutas (Fruit)

    by Jane J.
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    Well noted.

    Oh!

    Mmmmm. Blackberries...... a la homer.
  2. Thread: Frutas (Fruit)

    by Jane J.
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    To me, blueberry is "mora" or "mora azúl." ...

    To me, blueberry is "mora" or "mora azúl."

    And, isn't guava "guayaba"? Sour little things, but OK as jam.
  3. Thread: Habichuelas

    by Jane J.
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    Qué vaina!

    Green beans in Spanish, to me, are "vainas" or "vainitas" - and not out of vocabularular (:)) laziness, I believe that is their name.
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    If you ask for a "servicio" you will most likely...

    If you ask for a "servicio" you will most likely get a bottle of rum, several coca-colas and a bucket of ice.
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    Oh. Does that mean we should add "barrio" to...

    Oh.

    Does that mean we should add "barrio" to the list? (Also in the dictionary..)
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    Hi y'all...

    Anna, "possible" in Spanish only takes one "s" - "posible." I know it's the Italian in you showing through. :)

    I'm failing to see what the words "fiesta" and "siesta" have to do with English....
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    Oooh, can I be part of the grouper, too?

    Oooh, can I be part of the grouper, too?
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    Snuffy, darling, you are brilliant.

    Snuffy, darling, you are brilliant.
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    Looks like now you're forgetting to even SAY...

    Looks like now you're forgetting to even SAY "THREAD CLOSED!!!" :p :p :p

    And I the phuck care - I like the bringing of the news to one place and some of the details reported are quite...
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    I love it when he forgets to actually lock the...

    I love it when he forgets to actually lock the thread.

    So. Funny.
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    Here we go again

    con·ven·tion·al (kn-vnsh-nl)
    adj.

    1. Based on or in accordance with general agreement, use, or practice; customary: conventional symbols; a conventional form of address.

    You can be...
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    Hee

    Not you, suarezn! :) You must have an arenque complex.

    I meant the OP, who said:


    I can just hear it: "A ese hombre si le gusta su arenque!" Wink wink, nudge nudge.
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    I think this is why people are teasing you...

    I think this is why people are teasing you...
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    True story: My husband's little old auntie was...

    True story:

    My husband's little old auntie was receiving a visit from her daughter and Spanish (from Spain) boyfriend. She enquired of him how he was enjoying his stay.

    In his thickly Spanish...
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    That's right, you can also say, "me extraña que..."...

    That's right, you can also say, "me extraña que..." to say "it's seems strange to me that..."

    So, Chiri, when you say:



    I don't think it's far-fetched at all - ni extraño!

    Let us not forget the...
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    We sing: Cumpleaños feliz Te deseamos a ti...

    We sing:

    Cumpleaños feliz
    Te deseamos a ti
    Cumpleaños, (insert name here or if name not known repeat "cumpleaños")
    Que los cumplas feliz

    (And then some bold person may continue and drag the rest...
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    I always think of an "estranged" couple to make...

    I always think of an "estranged" couple to make it "make English sense."

    This WILL be a fun topic!
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    I've had this on the North Coast - under the name...

    I've had this on the North Coast - under the name mambá and bought from "The Haitian Peanut Lady."
  19. Thread: Mamajuana

    by Jane J.
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    Oh, sorry. You know all those ingredients...

    Oh, sorry. You know all those ingredients mentioned? You mix them together in a flask. And let it sit. And then you drink it, you tool.

    You do realize that that post is from the year 2003, right?...
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    Wooohooooo, Atlanta Bob! Happy birthday!

    Wooohooooo, Atlanta Bob!

    Happy birthday!
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    Based on her name only, I was rooting for Lady...

    Based on her name only, I was rooting for Lady Marmolejos of Duarte.

    Gitchie gitchie ya ya dada, gitchie gitchie ya ya heeee
    Moka choka lata ya ya
    Creole Lady Marma-LEJOS

    It would have been a...
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    This is the place of many family picnics for me,...

    This is the place of many family picnics for me, and in the days before that, many exciting adventures! It's a rugged, beautiful spot (with a renownedly powerful undertow) which would be a loss if...
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    My Canadian booklet listed all the dosages and I...

    My Canadian booklet listed all the dosages and I always checked them out.

    One thing I particularly remember is that certain doctors in the DR were using the live polio vaccination (Sabin) as...
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    Dr. Quiroz can very well administer vaccinations...

    Dr. Quiroz can very well administer vaccinations - but be sure which schedule it is that you want to follow, as, in my case, the Canadian version differed from Dr. Quiroz's in terms of frequency and...
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    Regarding the sale of Restaurant Sosua, this was...

    Regarding the sale of Restaurant Sosua, this was an unsubstantiated rumour that I heard. If anyone really wants to know, I suggest they ask the owners themselves...

    Melissa, I'm glad you enjoyed...
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