Blonde Spanglish: The 'Affair' This is one of my favourites... I know, it is so unfortunate. A beautiful, blonde friend of ours was trying to politely describe an arroz en bajo relationship she'd experienced in Santa Marta to some posh Colombian friends. The relationship hadn't ended well but she was... Ver post completo.
Blonde Spanglish: I'll Call/Love You That's not Spanglish, it's a hearing problem... Okay, okay, but it's still a real danger. A friend of mine was over excited to hear the words 'Te amo' (I love you) at the end of a phone call when what she was really being told was something akin to 'Te llamo'.... Ver post completo.
Blonde Spanglish: We’re a couple What’s wrong with that? Oh, this one makes me feel sad. My friend was having a long but very slow dating experience with a cute Colombian, you know, one week you see him and the next week you don’t. Eventually, he sent her a message asking about a date and she... Ver post completo.
Blonde Spanglish: Weak at the Knees I knew you would bring that up... Because it's yours and it makes me laugh so much. Don't worry, we'll just call you a 'blonde friend'... Okay. So you have this 'blonde friend'... Yes and she was in a club with a hyper romantic Colombian. Worried she wasn't reciprocating,... Ver post completo.
Blonde Spanglish: Let's Talk This already sounds ominous... Definitely! This is one where you seriously need to take some precautions with your Spanish... What happened? Well, a Colombian beau and I were having a conversation about one thing or another, when I said: "I want to discuss...," (discutir)... Ver post completo.
Blonde Spanglish: Exciting Isn't it? What? Trying to figure out what someone actually meant to say to you? I'd go somewhere between exciting and, er, alarming myself... But what's the deal with exciting? Well, this happened to a blonde friend of mine. She was walking down the street when someone... Ver post completo.
Blonde Spanglish: Gentleman I've heard this story... Who hasn't? It wasn't Spanglish, but that typical danger of words sounding alike in a foreign language, that put a blonde friend of ours in peril outside Pereira... What happened? She wanted to go pony trekking, but instead of saying: "I would... Ver post completo.
Blonde Spanglish: Complicated Eh? You know those 'false friends' you find when learning a new language? Words that look like they translate directly but actually have a completely different meaning? ... Groan... Yup. It can be a serious problem when dating too. On my very first date with a Colombian... Ver post completo.