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Bad words in Spanish: what “boludo” and “pelotudo” originally meant?

"Boludo" and "pelotudo" are bad words used in Argentina specifically to mean "stupid". But where do they come from? In the Wars of Independence, Argentine gauchos fought against the Spanish army. They fought against disciplined men who prepared themselves in the best military academies, armed with firearms, artillery, armor, cavalry, the best steel, etc. [...]

Verbum – School of Spanish is awarded!

The Quality School Award 2013 certifies that Verbum - School of Spanish in Buenos Aires, Argentina has achieved high quality standards in its range of language courses and students services. The Quality School Award is given to schools with high appeal for international students, with an unbroken record of best value for money [...]

Verbos regulares en presente en español / Regular Spanish verbs in the Present Tense

In Spanish all the verbs have one of the following endings: –AR, -ER, o –IR. Here's the complete list of Spanish subject pronouns. Singular: yo (I) tú / vos (you) usted (formal you) él (he) ella (she) Plural: nosotros (we) ustedes (you) In Spain, they use "vosotros" instead of "ustedes", but both mean the same. [...]

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