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Re: A Lesson in Cubonics - Cuban Spanish Slang

From:Danny Wier <dawier@...>
Date:Friday, June 30, 2000, 2:27
>From: Danny Wier <dawier@...>
>> > 12. Let's throw a foot. / Vamos a echar un pie. >> > (Let's get going-Let's dance). > >Nadsat II: "vertical sex", "scare the Baptists", "throw the girl"
Made up a better one: "Let's buy lawn dough." (from Spanish _bailando_ "dancing")
>> > 43. You're in the moon of Valencia / Estás en la >>luna de Valencia. >> > (You're spaced out) >> >Thats my Spanish teacher's favorite!!! > >"How's Bermuda?"
Or, "you've been sleeping in Elton John's piano". (also means one is spoiled, has it too easy, or lives in a dream world)
>> > 44. He's looking for the 5th leg of the cat / Le >>anda buscando la >> > quinta pata al gato >> > (Getting too picky) > >"You want catsup with that cookie?"
"He's painting the milk white" also. A few more: "Bare nekkid lady in the road!" (means "look out") "Don't play the shell game with God." (means "it's hopeless") "He rode in on a pink camel wearing a pyramid." (means one is pompous or draws too much attention to self) "Ask the Candace." (Don't trouble me. A Techian expression; the Candace is usually the queen mother, or even the queen herself.) "Thiry stone and no knees." (The bigger they are, the harder they fall.) Danny ¶¦¬þ ________________________________________________________________________ Get Your Private, Free E-mail from MSN Hotmail at