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Old May 16, 2011, 11:56 PM
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Lightbulb Hasta que San Juan agache el dedo

Alguno sabe que significa eso? encontré una foto de la estatua de San Juan y evidentemente, tiene el dedo índice elevado...
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A San Juan Evangelista también se le llama en Juan Griego, San Juan de la Pluma, por tener en la diestra una pluma de escribir. Desde tiempos inmemoriales se dice en esta ciudad, que un hecho imposible de realizar sólo ocurrirá cuando San Juan agache el dedo. Se refiere sin duda al dedo medio de la mano derecha de la imagen de San Juan Evangelista, que aparece levantado mientras sostiene la pluma con el índice y el pulgar. Todavía hoy es frecuente oír dicha frase, pero se da el caso, que la actual imagen de San Juan Evangelista existente en la iglesia parroquial de Juan Griego, a nuestro entender y a la de numerosos conocedores de la iconografía; es la de San Marcos, otro de los evangelistas y no la de San Juan Evangelista. De ser así, los pequeños milagros no podrán ser realizados porque ¡San Marcos no va a bajar el dedo como San Juan Evangelista
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Alguno sabe que significa eso? encontré una foto de la estatua de San Juan y evidentemente, tiene el dedo índice elevado...
Para añadir a lo que dice Perikles, esta expresión es muy común. Yo no sé decir cuántas veces la he dicho en mi vida, pueden ser miles.

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En inglés sería algo así como:
Till hell freezes over !
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There are more poetic ways of saying it:

I’ll love you, dear, I’ll love you
Till China and Africa meet,
And the river jumps over the mountain
And the salmon sing in the street

I’ll love you till the ocean
Is folded and hung up to dry
And the seven stars go squawking
Like geese about the sky.

W. H. Auden
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There are more poetic ways of saying it:

I’ll love you, dear, I’ll love you
Till China and Africa meet,
And the river jumps over the mountain
And the salmon sing in the street

I’ll love you till the ocean
Is folded and hung up to dry
And the seven stars go squawking
Like geese about the sky.

W. H. Auden
That's very neat...
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In Mexico we say "hasta que diosito baje el dedo".
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