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Old March 05, 2009, 03:57 AM
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Listen to both words and the sound of the cola is finer than rabo.
An ox has a rabo but a monkey has a cola.
Also cola is a vernacular but not very vulgar way of saying butt.
Rabo is a very vulgar way of saying penis.

I only add a detail: Rabo is a VERY-VERY vulgar way of saying penis. At least in Spain, it's better that you don't use it if you don't want to show yourself as an absolutely unpolite person

Cola is used as a synonim of penis, too. But it's not vulgar. Specially in diminutivo "colita", is a usual way to speak with babies or little children about their penis. If you are bathing your little boy you may say: Ven, que vamos a lavar la colita.

(I edit my message while remembering new meanings). I think that in Latin American Spanish they don't use cola as a synonim of penis, and do use it as bottom. There is a famous song, "a mover la colita", that obviously mean "move your bottom" and not "move your penis" ^_^ .
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Old March 05, 2009, 04:43 AM
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I'll only add a detail: Rabo is a VERY-VERY vulgar way of saying penis. At least in Spain, it's better that you don't use it if you don't want to show yourself as an absolutely unpolite person

Cola is used as a synonym of penis, too. But it's not vulgar. Especially in diminutivo "colita", it's the usual way to speak with babies or little children about their penis. If you are bathing your little boy you may say: Ven, que vamos a lavar la colita.

(I edit my message while remembering new meanings). I think that in Latin American Spanish they don't use cola as a synonym of penis, but do use it as bottom. There is a famous song, "a mover la colita", which obviously means "move your bottom" and not "move your penis" ^_^ .
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Old March 05, 2009, 05:57 AM
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This is a perfect example of what a mine field Spanish can be when dealing with vulgar works. The "no-no" words vary greatly from one country to another. Sometimes it can provoke fights, but most of the
time laughs. Anyone who has dealt with various Spanish-speaking nationalities has funny stories to tell about these misunderstandings.
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Old March 05, 2009, 07:23 AM
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This is a said very old between the people.

Tienes cola que te piese.


I don't know if you have heard this before. But believe this a way to say that you have secrets.
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I have to say that I am more than slightly embarrassed at the direction of parts of this conversation that I suppose I started without realization..........
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I have to say that I am more than slightly embarrassed at the direction of parts of this conversation that I suppose I started without realization..........
I was going to say....

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¿How do you say sonrojo in Spanish?
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¿How do you say sonrojo in Spanish?


o ponerse rojo/colorado (como tomate)
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¿How do you say sonrojo in Spanish?
I'm not sure if you wanna say this.

Estoy sonrojado con mi novia

I'm embarrassment with my girlfriend.
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I'm not sure if you wanna say this.

Estoy sonrojado con mi novia

I'm embarrassment with my girlfriend.
Es un chiste. Pregunté cómo se dice algo en español con la misma palabra. Tambien puedo preguntar: Como se dice blush en inglés? Yo mismo la contesté.A veces trato de agudizar mi ingenio pero con
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