Sunday, May 1, 2011

Guey, donde esta mi carro?

My Mexican friends tell me that, besides Mande?, the most important word I need to add to my vocabulary is guey (rhymes with "way"). It's considered vulgar but seems to be so more in the sense that it's informal and that its roots lie in the word for a castrated bull than that it's vulgar like the word chingado.

Today's song for improving my Spanish is by a Mexican-influenced group in New Orleans called The Iguanas. This song was featured in last week's season opener for "Treme" and is also on Doctors, Professors, Kings & Queens: The Big Ol' Box of New Orleans:

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