Posts Tagged ‘Spanish slang’


Posted on March 9th, 2010 by by Valerie

Garlic Moments: Correos and the Ley de Falta Uno

Recently I fell foul of La Ley de Falta Uno (The Law of One Thing Missing), which, as formulated by us, states that you can never ever complete a bureaucratic transaction in one go. Even something as apparently straightforward as picking up a registered letter at Correos is also subject to the law, as I […]

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Posted on February 11th, 2010 by by admin

Heavier than a cow in arms: more

The day after the TV show, when loads of you visited us and left comments, our website crashed due to circunstancias ajenas a nuestra voluntad, and all the new comments vanished into cyberspace. We’re really really sorry. We’ve managed to retrieve them from our mailbox and here they are. Thanks!!! From Paquita Tienes más peligro […]

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Posted on February 9th, 2010 by by Theresa

cursing in castellano

The Spanish are hugely fond of metaphorically defecating in and on all kinds of unsuitable surfaces and recipients. The least alarming is the sea. Me cago en la mar, I shit in the sea. Or for those of more gentile disposition, me cachis en la mar, or even just me cachis ….  I euphemistically shit […]

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Posted on February 8th, 2010 by by admin

Valerie and Theresa on TV

Valerie and Theresa were guests on Andreu Buenafuente’s popular show on La Sexta (Spanish TV Channel 6). Watch the show here.

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Posted on December 5th, 2008 by by Theresa

Euros, turkeys and bucks

Like everywhere else in the world half of the ads on TV in Spain are for cars. The other day I was doing my usual mental absence of leave act when I became vaguely aware of a bunch of turkeys on the screen and a voice-over going on about how you could have the all-singing […]

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