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Forum: Daily Spanish Word May 27, 2008, 07:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,021
Posted By LaGata
Yes, gomey! I have heard this, without the...

Yes, gomey! I have heard this, without the "cinco picos", as "Si no te calles te voy a dar una galleta" or "un galletazo". Watching this wasn't pretty either, as you might imagine!:sad:
Forum: Daily Spanish Word May 26, 2008, 05:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,378
Posted By LaGata
Muy bien, gracias. Traje quiere decir...

Muy bien, gracias.

Traje quiere decir "costume", como la palabra "disfraz"?
Forum: Daily Spanish Word May 26, 2008, 10:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,378
Posted By LaGata
:eek:

:eek:
Forum: Idioms & Sayings May 26, 2008, 10:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,094
Posted By LaGata
The use of "wicked" to refer to an extreme of...

The use of "wicked" to refer to an extreme of something (e.g., wicked good, wicked bad, wiiiiicked, etc.) most commonly used in the New England states of Massachusetts, Rhode Island, sometimes New...
Forum: Daily Spanish Word May 26, 2008, 10:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,378
Posted By LaGata
Could a man's suit also be called a "vestido", or...

Could a man's suit also be called a "vestido", or is that different?
Forum: Vocabulary May 26, 2008, 10:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,098
Posted By LaGata
I'll remember that next time my husband gets on...

I'll remember that next time my husband gets on my nerves :-)
Forum: Vocabulary May 26, 2008, 10:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,098
Posted By LaGata
I've heard the word "pesado"/"pesao" used in...

I've heard the word "pesado"/"pesao" used in Puerto Rico, to mean snobbish or stuck up.
Forum: General Chat May 20, 2008, 06:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,762
Posted By LaGata
Hola, writerscramp, I've been a member of...

Hola, writerscramp,

I've been a member of italki for a while and it is good for communicating back and forth between members using their IM chat, but I find it frustrating that not much else is...
Forum: Grammar May 19, 2008, 07:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,388
Posted By LaGata
I'm in denial, David:rolleyes:, with regard to...

I'm in denial, David:rolleyes:, with regard to that third quote. Cheers!
Forum: Grammar May 18, 2008, 07:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,388
Posted By LaGata
Here is an article I came across regarding the...

Here is an article I came across regarding the sneaked/snuck topic. :)

http://www.randomhouse.com/wotd/index.pperl?date=19981221

BTW, the poll results are a little scary...lol.
Forum: Grammar May 16, 2008, 08:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,388
Posted By LaGata
The misuse of this word is one of my pet...

The misuse of this word is one of my pet peeeeeeves!!!!:):eek: It really is "sneaked". However, much like "drug" for "dragged", the word "snuck" has sneaked its way into acceptability in English...
Forum: Introductions May 14, 2008, 11:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,021
Posted By LaGata
Hola

¡Hola a todos!

Soy una nueva miembra de este foro y estoy aquí para mejorar mi español. Espero que me puedan ayudar. Puedo defenderme en hablar adecuadamente (creo yo:confused:), pero todavía...
Forum: General Chat May 14, 2008, 10:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,348
Posted By LaGata
No, not sad at all!! I'm past the point of...

No, not sad at all!! I'm past the point of cringing when I look back (I'm 52), but I absolutely loved the Monkees, although there was a time when I didn't admit it, but today I'm more than happy to...
Forum: Vocabulary April 30, 2008, 06:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,383
Posted By LaGata
In English busybody has a negative connotation...

In English busybody has a negative connotation and being inquisitive has a positive connotation. In Spain, perhaps, un preguntón is positive, but in my neck of the woods, a preguntón is perceived as...
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