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20th Jul '17 7:38:37 AM Randomwaffle23
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** In ''Homes and Other Black Holes'', he claims that the word ''lawn'' derives from the French ''l'awn'', [[ElNinoIsSpanishForTheNino meaning "the awn"]].
10th Jul '17 5:59:40 AM Madrugada
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* The city of El Paso (which means "the pass") is proof that sometimes this creates proper Spanish.



* Anyone whose ethnic roots or nationality can be traced back to a romance language speaking population can be called Latin. Anyone with roots in the Spanish speaking regions of Latin America can be called Latino.

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* Anyone whose ethnic roots or nationality can be traced back to a romance language speaking population can be called Latin. Anyone with roots in the Spanish speaking regions of Latin America can be called Latino.

4th Jul '17 2:05:03 AM Wheezy
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* ''{{The Onion}}'''s [[http://www.theonion.com/blogpost/i-bet-i-can-speak-spanish-10907 "I Bet I Can Speak Spanish"]] is this trope at its apex.
4th Jul '17 2:01:04 AM Wheezy
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->''"...Then this kid gets up and he starts running around with his dick flapping in the air, screaming 'Help! Help!' I don't know what that is in Spanish. 'Helpo! Helpo!' Whatever it is!"''

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->''"...Then this kid gets up and he starts running around with his dick flapping in the air, screaming 'Help! Help!' I don't know what that is in Spanish. 'Helpo! Helpo!' Whatever it is!"''is."''
6th Jun '17 4:48:42 AM Siggu
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** Mostly in latin america, portuguese is treated as adding "-inho" or "-inha" at the end to everything. This actually causes a problem by mistaking "camisinha" as [[InMyLanguageThatSoundsLike "shirt"]]. It actually means "condom".
9th May '17 11:34:56 PM IndirectActiveTransport
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* Anyone whose ethnic roots or nationality can be traced back to a romance language speaking population can be called Latin. Anyone with roots in the Spanish speaking regions of Latin America can be called Latino.
8th Apr '17 11:08:18 AM jamespolk
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* In ''[[Literature/ErastFandorin The Turkish Gambit]]'', when Varvara Suvorova finds herself stranded with no money or documents in a Bulgarian village, she attempts to encourage herself that Bulgarian language is simply Russian with "-ta" added to every word. Fortunately for her, she never gets to find out if it's true, because the first person she encounters speaks fluent Russian.

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* In ''[[Literature/ErastFandorin The Turkish Gambit]]'', ''Literature/TheTurkishGambit'', when Varvara Suvorova finds herself stranded with no money or documents in a Bulgarian village, she attempts to encourage herself that Bulgarian language is simply Russian with "-ta" added to every word. Fortunately for her, she never gets to find out if it's true, because the first person she encounters speaks fluent Russian.
3rd Apr '17 1:37:11 AM PaulA
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* ''Der Wizard in Ozzenland'' is a parody of ''Literature/TheWizardOfOz'' written entirely in faux German.

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* ''Der Wizard in Ozzenland'' is a parody of ''Literature/TheWizardOfOz'' ''Literature/TheWonderfulWizardOfOz'' written entirely in faux German.
9th Mar '17 9:17:55 PM easytorememberhandle
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* During the European vacation season of ''Series/GrowingPains'', Mike tries to bluff his way into a Spanish wedding by saying, "We are ''amigos'' of ''el groomo''."
7th Mar '17 11:09:13 PM TrickyTroper
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** "Havana Wild Weekend" inverts this gag: while in Cuba, Bart paints "The Bart" on a building.
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