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Stopper

... as in drain stopper. I have used tapón, but is tarugo the better?
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Old May 04, 2020, 06:41 PM
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I don't know in other places, but it's definitely "tapón" in Mexico.
"Tarugo" is a mild insult meaning "fool".
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I think tarugo is more a rawl plug than a sink plug.
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Old May 09, 2020, 07:16 AM
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I had to look that up, because on the North American side of the Atlantic a rawl plug is called a molly.

I think I have seen certain candies called tarugos, almost like a nugget or clump in English.
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That's right, Poli. "Tarugo", the candy, is a ball made of tamarind (a very sour fruit) and sugar; sometimes with lots of chili too.


A wall plug in Mexico is called "taquete".
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