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Entries with Keyword lunfardo

You’ve just arrived in Buenos Aires, fresh faced and eager to tackle the city. You’ve got four years of high school Spanish under your belt, maybe two college seminars, and if you’re lucky you’ve read a Gabriel Garcia Marquez book

A lot of us took Spanish at school and thought that it would be enough to get by when we reached Buenos Aires. The more astute among us even grasped the nuance of when to smoothly place “che