My mom sent me this video recently. These are the 6-years-old vloggers Andres and Lucas showing us a great sample of Puerto Rican Spanish words. Irresistible to watch! The Puerto Rican Spanish words and phrases featured are: jincho: fair skin zafacón: trash can al garete: without direction jicotea: turtle mapo: mop jugo de china: orange juice ¡Qué jartera!: so stuffed (of … [Read more...] about These Kids Explain 13 Puerto Rican Spanish Words
Before you even step into a new country, money is one of the first topics you will become involved in. How much does my trip cost? How much money should I take? Will my ATM (otherwise known as ATH in Puerto Rico) card work? This video will have you prepped and ready to go for your time in Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico uses the US dollar, but they use all the money terminology from Spain. For example … [Read more...] about VIDEO: List of Spanish Slang Expressions About Money Used in Puerto Rico
WARNING: Before reading this post, please be aware that there is language here that may be offensive to some people, and definitely not appropriate for kids. Although you may not agree with me, I believe that ALL language should be taught. Even if you choose not to use strong or crude words, by being well-educated you will better understand the people around you and also avoid potentially … [Read more...] about Puerto Rican Spanish Slang for Penis: A Bug or a Guy’s Dick?
This post is an excerpt from the Puerto Rican bestseller Speaking Boricua: A Practical Guide to Puerto Rican Spanish. Learning Spanish Slang: Pronunciation and Accent from Puerto Rico Puerto Rico, as in any other country in the world, has its own unique pronunciation for certain words, phrases and sounds. If you have only ever heard Spanish in a formal class setting or even if you are accustomed … [Read more...] about Learning Spanish Slang: 9 Ways to Identify the Puerto Rico Accent and Pronunciation
Life is not as simple as we wish. Sometimes things do not work out the way we planned. This is when colorful language flies and we use curse words/phrases to relieve the stress. In this post I will teach you some useful Puerto Rican profanities, with a twist. I'm featuring seven swear phrases from my beloved Island of Puerto Rico and the eufemismos (euphemisms) we use to soften the language when … [Read more...] about Learn Puerto Rican Spanish Slang: Cuss Words And Phrases With Audio