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Preguntas acerca de variantes del español en Hispanoamérica. // Questions about variations of Spanish in countries from Hispanic America.

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¿Cómo surge la expresión "bailar en una pata"?

Según el DLE, bailar en una pata es loc. verb. coloq. Can. y Am. Estar muy contento. La expresión suena a una metáfora entendible (te pones a saltar con una sola pierna de la felicidad), y al ...
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Do the words "patiño" and "cabuz" had been accepted by RAE?

I had often listened in different programmes translated to spanish on radio and tv coming from Mexico referring to the words. Cabuz Patiño The first one I believe it was intended as an euphemism for ...
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¿Cuy y curí son iguales en Colombia?

Segun RAE, curí se refiere a Cavia aperea que segun las fotos en el web parece ser un animal distinto a Cavia porcellus, pero segun Wikipedia, Cavia porcellus llevan todos estos nombres: , existen ...
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Intonation pattern Dora Marquez of Dora the Explorer does at times when she is speaking English that is the same Intonation pattern in Classical Latin

Listening to Classical Latin literature I have noticed that Thomas Bervoets launches into the same intonation pattern that Dora Marquez of Dora the Explorer does when she is speaking English at times! ...