Tag Archives: Language

July 7, 2008
You have the vocabulary of a child.– also tagged

It was a simple transaction in a small fruteria in Castillos, Uruguay. The shopkeeper was just trying to make pleasant conversation, but I have the Spanish vocabulary of small child. I am sure he was probably just making a joke or commenting on the quality of the apples I was purchasing. A month earlier when […]

June 17, 2008
Uruguayos speak Spanish right?– also tagged , , ,

Spanish Uruguayo is a little different then what you are probably used to hear unless your from the Southern Cone region of South America. At first I questioned whether they were really speaking the Spanish as familiar words became undetectable in the accent. Do you want to know the secret? Here it is, all “y” […]