Mexi-Vocabulario: ¡Gacho!

So apparently I’m this.  Or this is me.  ¡Gacho!  According to WikiLatino, unpleasant and ugly.  If we go by the Urban Dictionary‘s definition instead, the opposite of “chido”, which means cool, so “gacho” would mean ‘not cool’ or ‘stupid,’ but not so much the word “stupid” but think of it […]

Mexi-Vocabulario: ¡Pipirisnais!

De la high… o sea de la alta sociedad. The word pipirisnais is not in the dictionary.  That’s what you’ll get if you search the Real Academia Española’s website for a definition of this Mexican term.  Like many of our palabras, which one way or another have somehow gained popularity and an unofficial […]

Mexi-Vocabulario: Arrullar

Arrullar.  To put one to sleep.  Or in this tertiary definition on WordReference.com, which by the way is my favorite, it means to enamorar con palabras dulces (to make one fall in love with sweet words).  ¡Ay caray! ¡Qué románticon! In reality my reason for selecting this word is much less […]