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Hace mucho años en los 1900's en ciudad de México se comenzó una practica para cobrar deudas, y esta consistía que cuando una persona debía dinero y no cumplía sus pagos había una agencia de cobranza que se caracterizaba por ridiculizar al deudor con el fin de evidenciarlo públicamente que debía dinero. Entre las acciones que realizaba era contratar a un ...
this is a very old expression, and probably nobody uses it nowadays. My understanding is that it means U.S. dollars. I came across this expression reading La familia burrón, an old Mexican comic
According to Tumbaburro de la Picardia Mexicana (Jimenez, A. Editorial Diana, 1977), a book that compiles hundreds of Mexican slang expressions, "cueros de rana" would be... "...a 100 pesos banknote that had a brownish colour and went out of print in 1975". Incidentally, and according to Bank of Mexico, from 1925 and 1978 Mexican banknotes were ...
It definitely sounds mexican, I did a quck search and that's the definition, money. Aparently it's narco slang, and means dollars. It's not very spread in the entire population, so the use is very reduced. I think it's something you should avoid, it's not wrong but since is related to the narco culture, is better is you only know the word and maybe joke with ...
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