Che Boludo has 47 ratings and 9 reviews. This is a great book for all types of common slang words and sayings as used by Argentines and interpreted by. It begins with a disclaimer to use the book wisely. Although Argentines are known for some pretty vulgar slang, the guide warns to use the. I’m leaving soon for a study abroad semester in Argentina. I’d love to give this book a read over before I get there but I don’t want to have to.

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Christmas Eve was a unique experience. The roomies and I got to hang out with some people that we have met, drinking wine, eating beef, and watching hook go off from the rooftop terrace.


Not like any Christmas I have experienced before. After some eats and treats, our hosts decided to give out some presents.


We were taken aback and humbled by the gesture. We tore open the wrapping and found a guide to Argentina. It begins with a disclaimer to use the book wisely.


Although Argentines are known for some pretty vulgar boludi, the guide warns to use the language only amidst friends and open-minded family. However, some of the content is quite shocking.

Some of the words used for genitalia or profanities are words that one could accidentally use ch. Be careful what context you use words like palo stick or concha shell. Sometimes they mean something entirely different.

There are also double meanings that may seem bizarre at first. Transar can mean two things: Is there a common root there?

Che Boludo: a gringos guide to understanding the argentines – Stephen Page

In the back of the book are common phrases that an Argentine could use. If someone eats a little bone boludp comerse un huesito — he is talking about how he slept with a beautiful women.


If you ever see the guide, pick it up because they are hard to find. Copies are available in the U. Toronto born and based, Brit is an avid leisure cyclist, coffee drinker and under-a-tree park-ist.

She often finds herself meandering foreign cities looking for street eats to nibble, trees to climb, a patch of grass to sit on, or a small bookstore to sift through. Facebook Instagram Twitter Youtube.

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