Podcast Ep 6: Clickear Here
One in 10 people in the U.S. speaks Spanish at home. What happens when they mash with the rest of America? On today’s episode, una conversacion con Ilan Stavans, the world’s expert in Spanglish. Mexican-Jewish-American Mash-Up Stavans is a professor of Latin American and Latino culture at Amherst College. ¡Vamos!
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To honor the conversation, we surveyed our Mash-Ups for their favorite Spanglish words and phrases. Without further ado: the beginning of our Mash-Up Spanglish Glossary. Got any to add? Hit us up on Facebook and Twitter, or email us!
v. To check
v. To chill
n. A Computer
Give me a ride
adj. Fucked up; intense; serious
v. To watch, television or people.
n. Watchman or guard
v. To google
v. To hangout
Ici Crema / Aiscrim
n. Ice cream
Ir de chopping
To go shopping
v. To like (on Facebook)
n. the mall
v. To park
v. To print
adj. How cool
adj. How nice
Quiero ver una movie
I want to see a movie
v. To type
Tengo que ir a la office.
I need to go the office
n. A truck
Special thanks to Salvadoran-Jewish-American married to a Dominican-American living in Shanghai prima Maya Guttfreund for helping us put this together!
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