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Speaking Phrases Boricua: A Collection of Wisdom and Sayings From Puerto Rico
by Jared Romey (Goodreads Author)
This follow-up to the Puerto Rican bestseller, Speaking Boricua, collects the unique Puerto Rican sayings that are passed down from generation to generation. Whether you are looking to share your life's wisdom with Island friends, trying to get a chuckle from colleagues or just want to better understand Puerto Ricans, Speaking Phrases Boricua offers both English and
Paperback, 232 pages
Published January 28th 2006 by Publicaciones Puertorriquenas, Editores
(first published 2006)
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Suffering a typical 9-5 existence, Jared's foray into lunch-hour Spanish shook up his mundane life. He quit his job, stopped by briefly to school, and then left his country...for 14 years. Early stumblings in real-world Spanish taught him that a cola isn't just a soft drink, bicho doesn't always mean a bug, and boludo may be heartfelt or middle-finger felt. Nine countries, three startups, two ...moreMore about Jared Romey...