Wednesday, January 7, 2009

La bolsa

Today, Lynne, the resident director of my program told us that despite what Spanish - English dictionaries say and what we've learned in our US Spanish classes, the word "bolsa" does not mean "purse" or "bag" in the Dominican Republic.

It means "sack for testicles".

Had I known this, I would not have said "me gusta su bolsa" or "donde esta mi bolsa?"

I thought I was referring to a purse, but evidently not...

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