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Diccionario de Americanismos Online: List of Common Abbreviations and Symbols

If you have used the online search tool of the Diccionario de Americanismos you might have noticed that the results include many abbreviations and symbols. The Diccionario de Americanismos online is an exact copy of what you will see in the actual printed dictionary and they use abbreviations to maximize space. Understating them will lead…

VIDEO Diccionario de Americanismos Online Step by Step: Finding Spanish Slang Words and Phrases

Did you know that the Diccionario de Americanismos is available to search online? The Diccionario de Americanismos is the dictionary of words from Latin America and definitely an excellent reference source. I am so happy that the Asociación de Academias de la Lengua Española (ASALE) made this incredible search tool available. Last year I bought…

9 Words in Spanish for Doobie Hair Wrap

Famous singer Rihanna surprised the public by appearing with a Doobie wrap at the 2013 American Music Awards. The Doobie wrap is a natural hair straightening technique that is also popular among Latin American women. It consists of wrapping the hair around the head securing it with metal hair clips. Generally women do it at…

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