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I develop terrain and structural modeling software tools for simulation and gaming.


Nov
18
comment Words and phrases with non-evident prejudice
I changed prejuicioso to prejuiciado since the latter is in the DRAE.
Nov
18
revised Words and phrases with non-evident prejudice
Added request for phrases; fixed gender of _prejuiciado_ in last sentence.
Nov
17
awarded  Teacher
Nov
17
revised Translation of “raw milk”
Expanded the GDL abbreviation for Guadalajara (Mexico)
Nov
17
awarded  Scholar
Nov
17
awarded  Critic
Nov
17
accepted Usage of the compound preposition “para con”
Nov
17
comment Words and phrases with non-evident prejudice
Una palabra basada en un prejuicio. Algarabía y morisqueta parecen provenir de una percepción negativa del lenguaje (algarabía) y las costumbres religiosas (morisqueta) de los hispano-árabes.
Nov
17
suggested suggested edit on Translation of “raw milk”
Nov
17
comment Translation of “raw milk”
@RandolfRincón-Fadul: Leche cruda is very common in Colombia. I agree that leche bronca is rare in Colombia.
Nov
17
comment How prevalent is the phrase “qué padre”?
@DiegoMijelshon: Do you recall any specific examples of translating how cool as está de pelos?
Nov
17
comment Why is the “X” in México and Texas pronunced as the letter “J”?
The archaic use of x for the current sound of j explains why Don Quijote is spelled Don Quixote in English.
Nov
17
awarded  Editor
Nov
17
revised Words and phrases with non-evident prejudice
New example
Nov
17
answered Are there native-born Spanish speakers that can't trill their R's?
Nov
17
asked Words and phrases with non-evident prejudice
Nov
17
awarded  Student
Nov
17
asked Usage of the compound preposition “para con”
Nov
17
comment Etymology of “usted”
This answer also explains the origin of the second person pronoun su merced or sumercé that is used in Colombia, especially in the vicinity of Bogotá. A more informal equivalent used in rural areas is vusted. See Wikipedia.
Nov
17
awarded  Supporter