Mira Que Chistosito

Mira Que Chistosito

Ay sí… mira que chistosito. ¡Que chistosito! Ever heard that expression? Usually it’s accompanied with a head shake of dissatisfaction or a look that in today’s lexicon could be interpreted to mean “REALLY?!” We heard it on the radio the other day. A guy was having the radio deejays prank […]

Achicopales

¡No te me achicopales!  Think of it as encouragement, coupled with just a little bit of good old fashioned guilt-tripping. It’s almost like saying “you can do it… just don’t let me down!” The very fact that me is included in the phrase, makes it completely personal! You might as well be […]

Arremedo: Flattery or Insult?

Arremedar: Flattery or Insult?

Depending on your usage and the context of the situation, this Mexi-Vocabulario word could very well be either an insult or a compliment.  They do say por ahí that imitation is the best form of flattery.  Pero bueno, let’s speak sin pelos en la lengua today… sometimes regardless of how “innocently” a person may […]

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Mexi-Vocabulario: ¡Tiliches!

Pos for me they’re anything but useless, but for some they might as well be trash.  Thrown right in there with all of the other undesirables that we find no use for anymore right before we send them off to massive landfills.  It’s funny actually.  The irony of life is […]

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Mexi-Vocabulario: ¡Chorro!

As in a lot.  No, not just a little bit of a lot.  But a lot of a lot.  ¡Un chingo!  Some might say.  ¡Un chorro!  To be more color de rosa with our choice of words. Not that you have to be of course. It had been a long […]

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Mexi-Vocabulario: ¡Chapeada!

A couple of weeks ago I was watching the novela Amores Verdaderos with my mom.  I haven’t been watching a lot of telenovelas lately.  I still think Kate Del Castillo’s La Reina Del Sur has pretty much ruined all telenovelas for me right now.  Every time I try to watch a […]

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Mexi-Vocabulario: ¡Pachorrudo!

O sea, no me lo tomen a mal …but you know as well as I do that we can all be bien pachorrudos when we want to be.  Those days when despite how much we may push ourselves mentally, going through all the things we have to do on our […]

Mexi-Vocabulario: ¡Mandilon!

Since we’re on the subject of LOVE anyway… why not take it there.  Where?  You might ask.  To that place where so many of us men end up going, or at the very least get accused of going there anyway, when we finally find our true media naranja.  We’re all […]