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Old August 20, 2008, 08:16 AM
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Originally Posted by poli View Post
Although we know SOB means and SB remains a mystery. Now, I have a question about HP.
Besides the initials for Hewlitt Packard, among Puerto Ricans HP means SOB (and I don't mean shortness of breath). Does HP mean that in other countries in Latin America a Spain?
I just asked my husband and he says he has heard it on occasion (euphemistically, to try to avoid using the actual words). But my husband never swears and pretends to ignore the meaning of most swearwords uttered by others when he's around, so he might be biased.
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