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Retired. Once a programmer, then a DBA.


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answered “echado” vs “echando”
Jul
17
comment How to hispanizise (rather unknown) German toponyms with umlaut?
Sixty years ago, in Chile or Argentina, it was very funny to listen to Germans trying to speak Spanish. The same probably goes in reverse.
Jul
16
revised Where did using “un servidor” to address yourself come from? / De donde se origina la costumbre de llamerse a sí mismo “un servidor”?
added para about tag lines.
Jul
16
comment Many meanings of “llamas”
English is just a bad. How about "pine" the tree and "pine" the verb?
Jul
16
revised Where did using “un servidor” to address yourself come from? / De donde se origina la costumbre de llamerse a sí mismo “un servidor”?
typos
Jul
16
answered Where did using “un servidor” to address yourself come from? / De donde se origina la costumbre de llamerse a sí mismo “un servidor”?
Jul
11
awarded  Enlightened
Jul
11
awarded  Nice Answer
Jul
10
revised Why does “bomba” mean so many different things?
typo
Jun
25
answered Jumping between pronunciations of “y” in Spanish songs
Jun
22
answered How do you say “Turnover” in Spanish?
Jun
22
comment How do you say “Turnover” in Spanish?
Yes. "para aceptar la entrega de la ciudad de Manila"
Oct
28
comment How to read a decimal number in Spanish?
There is a function in Windows that will tell you whether the local decimal separator is comma or period. I don't remember what it is. And of course, your local administrator has to configure things correctly.
Oct
9
awarded  Critic
Oct
9
answered How do you translate the idiom “sound off” in Spanish?
Oct
9
comment How do you translate the idiom “sound off” in Spanish?
"sound off" is not "sound of"
Sep
17
comment Use of 'desdecirse'
The most common meaning of "desdecir" is to retract, from your answer. We're really saying the same thing.
Sep
17
comment Use of 'desdecirse'
Note that I said "in the usage I've seen". That was intended to distinguish my impression form a formal definition.
Sep
16
comment ¿Cuáles son las distinciones más importantes del castellano amazónico del Perú?
Tengo que desdecirme. Redacté mi respuesta anterior para que se deje entender mejor.
Sep
16
revised ¿Cuáles son las distinciones más importantes del castellano amazónico del Perú?
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