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The Birth of a Language

Some time ago we wrote about code switching, and how this informal phenomenon manifests itself in virtually infinite ways. In that post, we mentioned Spanglish, Belgrano-Deutsch, Portuñol, and Llanito as examples of code switching. Of course, that list was not exhaustive, as there are many other examples. Indeed, in recent years we can even add […]

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Does U.S. Spanish Exist?

On many occasions, when translators consult with our clients about which Spanish-speaking public they want to address, we come across the answer that “we want a translation in U.S. Spanish.” Yes, even though we all know that the most spoken language of this country is English and that this can sound very contradictory, the Spanish-speaking population […]

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