The legendary figure of Santa Claus is well recognized all over the world. The story around this character was inspired by the Christian Bishop Saint Nicholas from the 4th century that lived in Lycia (Turkey today). Legends said that he was recognized for his generosity as a secret gift-giver, putting coins in the shoes or […]
After passing by here numerous times, I finally remembered to take the picture. I had never heard the word biles until I arrived to Puerto Rico. The only word I had learned was cuentas or maybe even facturas (invoices). This Spanglish example is from Miami. Check out these other English Spanish articles.
Buenos Aires is a city of dog lovers. Unfortunately, it is not a city of cleanliness. The result is enough dog poop on the sidewalk to emulate a poop mine field. Argentinians rarely clean up after their dogs, even dog walkers with 15+ dogs sometimes allow the dogs to do their business and just keep […]
There are many songs that become popular and then make a crossover to other languages. Some turn out to be good, but others are a complete disaster. I assume that translating a hit song to a different language is difficult. Think about the challenge of keeping the essence of the original lyrics yet finding the […]
Soon we will be celebrating Thanksgiving, one of my favorites holidays. The special thing about Thanksgiving is the true meaning of being grateful for what you have. This is not a holiday about Christians or any religion; you can be thankful to God, life, destiny or whatever you want. Even though this holiday is not […]