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Que dice?

English plus Spanish = Spanglish

February 5th 2011
Dear reader Guapo tells me that in 1950s Argentina, parents of non Spanish speaking background could only give their children names that were translatable into Spanish. So, it was OK to name a baby George because it translated into Jorge. But it wasn’t OK for a bub to be named Keith, because this didn’t have a Spanish equivalent. Now, if you were born across the river there were no suc ... read more
South America » Uruguay

Uruguayan Flag A violent Marxist urban guerrilla movement, the Tupamaros, launched in the late 1960s, led Uruguay's president to agree to military control of his administration in 1973. By yearend, the rebels had been crushed, but the military continued to expand i... ... read more
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