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Rundownshoe14
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23 May 2016, 7:45 am

So for those of you who don't know where Puerto Rico is, its a U.S. commonwealth.
It's in the caribean next to Haiti and Republic Dominic (Don't know how to say it).
Well I feel lucky because the Spanish language,especially here is very literal.
The use of hyperboles is common,but the use of metaphors not that much in the daily lives.But when they are used they are so common one has already added it to the vocabulary for slang and such.
With most sentences meaning the same no matter the tone. (Albeit people may not understand)(I say most,not all).
Overall it can be a bit easier to communicate with others.
There's still the implying,body language and all that.But because my culture,can be very literal it's a relief from time to time.
(And I just kind of ranted,rambled,don't know why,so if it doesn't make sense I don't know)

Pa' los que hablan Español:
Yo soy boricua, pa' que tu lo sepas


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23 May 2016, 7:49 am

I've been to Puerto Rico. San Juan and Catalina.

I know Boricua is what you folks call Puerto Rico.



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23 May 2016, 10:35 am

Close,it is another word for Puertorican or "Puertoriqueño".
Maybe your thinking of "Borinquen" which is a variation of what the indigenous people called this island:"Boriquen"


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23 May 2016, 10:40 am

Yep....you're right (of course, since you live there!)



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23 May 2016, 3:41 pm

even the words themselves are more literal. it's hard to spell something incorrectly in spanish, but in english its too easy.