Learn a Little Spanish
A short trip to Mexico was what it took for me to see how frustrating it is not to speak the mother language in a foreign country. All I could remember from my repertoire of Spanish phrases was “Dónde está el ... let his step-mom do the Spanish talking.
Grampo Caralampio tuvo un blast pa’ Easter
I haven’t seen una de estas since I was un monaguillo ... “Uh grampo,” Canutito interupted, “What does ‘hacer nido’ mean?” “Hacer nido, means ‘to build a nest’, m’hijo,” grampo replied. “In Spanish it means ‘to make ...
What Is A Chicano?
Just because you speak English or Spanish does not mean that you are one group ... the repairs gonna run you about $250.' Two-fifty? Estas loco? Hell, just give me a pair of pliers and some tin foil. I'll fix it - I'm a Chicano mechanic.
“People ask me, ‘are you excited to be going?’ I say, I’ll miss Back of the Yards.”
Father Bruce: How Does a Gringo who Failed Spanish in College Become the ... building at 46th and Wood. He looked at me and asked, “What are you doing about that building?” “What do you mean? That’s not my problem,” I told him.
Portsmouth preschoolers get a jump on Spanish
Stop into Mount Hermon Preschool Center, and you’ll hear Spanish just about everywhere you go. Students greet you with “Hola” and ask how you are with “¿Cómo estás ... recent afternoon. What does “por favor” mean?