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Re: Spanish rudeness (and a pun) (was: RE: ...y'know)

From:Nik Taylor <fortytwo@...>
Date:Friday, July 2, 1999, 1:00
FFlores wrote:
> Curiously the expression _tener huevos > para..._ means exactly the same as in English "to have the balls for..." > (or the same sense as in "it takes a lot of balls to..."); it's appreciative, > tho not polite.
Can it be used of women? I've heard in English expressions like "She's got balls" (!) -- "If all Printers were determin'd not to print any thing till they were sure it would offend no body, there would be very little printed" - Benjamin Franklin ICQ #: 18656696 AIM screen-name: NikTailor