Every country has a flag, food and symbols that identify them. But what about a single word? During the 6th International Congress of the Spanish Language (VI Congreso Internacional de la Lengua Española) celebrated in Panama, the blog Papeles Perdidos, created by the newspaper El País, published an atlas of the representative words of Spanish-speaking […]
If you go to Costa Rica to study, work or retire you’ll need a little help with the local Spanish vocabulary. And when Spanish is not your first language, the best advice is to use a bilingual Costa Rica Spanish slang to English dictionary. Currently there are two options that you can easily purchase online. […]
José Antonio González Ugalde have been tracking Costa Rican Spanish slang for more than a decade resulting in the publication of a bilingual Costa Rican Spanish slang dictionary Diccionario de Palabrotas y Coloquialismos Ticos. He recently had an interesting chat with Speaking Latino where he identifies three characteristics about Costa Rican local Spanish that can be […]
I stumbled upon the Diccionario de Palabrotas y Coloquialismos Ticos(Dictionary of Costa Rican Slang) when researching materials available for our Costa Rican Spanish slang resource page. Since it was just published in November 2012, Jared decided that it should be a “must have book.” The book arrived directly from Costa Rica, carefully packed with a […]
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