How not to translate “notary” into Spanish

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Dear reader, Many of the words we explore in this column have to do with everyday culture: yapa and “lagniappe”; “¡Felicidades!”and “¡Felicitaciones!” as two varieties of congratulation; the nearly untranslatable piropo. Read more...

Lagniappe, beef jerky, and the Incas

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A representation of the famous rope bridges of the Inca Empire, one of that culture’s many stunning achievements. From the monumental visual history of Peru,Nueva corónica y buen gobierno (1615) by Felipe Guamán Poma de Ayala. Dear reader, An Argentine reader of thi Read more...