Article on Cuban colloquial Spanish….how does Spanish in the DR compare


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Apr 12, 2019
Boca Chica
Cerdo is also referred to as puerco.

Most people call patatas papas, in fact no one calls it patatas.

Pasta will often be called espagueti.

Postre more often is simply dulce.

Naranja is called that everywhere but in Santo Domingo many people call it china like in all of Puerto Rico.

Frijoles are more often referred to as guandules or habichuelas.

Soda soda is refresco because if you ask for a soda there is a high possibility they will bring baking soda.

Almuerzo is often called simply as la comida.
I thought patatas were yams/sweet potatoes.