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Five Nicaraguan sayings about our furry friends

FOREIGNERS are often surprised to see pigs, chickens, horses and cattle roaming the streets—even...


Me agarraste de tu puerquito

Guatemalan sayings down on the farm: 5 animal phrases

HAVE you ever noticed that a lot of people look like their pets? While that may be a scary...


If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his...

20 ways to speak Nicaraguan Spanish slang

20 Ways to Speak Like a Nicaraguan

HOW can you make your Spanish more Nicaraguan, yes, really speak like a Nicaraguan? Check out these...


5 sayings about love in Guatemalan Spanish

Guatemalan Spanish in love: learn these 5 phrases

ALL IS fair in love and war. And, as you will see, almost anything goes in these five terms about...


What does ¡Qué chilero! mean in Guatemalan Spanish slang?

¡Qué chilero!

GUATEMALANS are not as given to hot, spicy foods as their Mexican neighbors. It is no surprise,...


What does chivearse mean in Guatemalan Spanish?

Chivearse

GOATS are not exactly gregarious creatures. They are happiest aloof, left to themselves. Often when...


20 ways to speak Guatemalan Spanish slang

20 Ways to Speak Guatemalan Spanish

How can you make your Spanish more Guatemalan, yes, authentically chapín? The following infographic...


Guatemalan Spanish, guatemaltequismos

Guatemalan Spanish: Don't crash your pig!

In  several  Latin  American  countries,  including  Spain  and Mexico, coche is the word for...


20 ways to speak Guatemalan Spanish slang

Guatemalan Spanish: Speak like a Native!

Do you still remember the first time you visited Guatemala? Even if you had just a basic knowledge...