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The Mother of All Words – Dissecting “La Madre”

The Mother of All Words – Dissecting “La Madre”

Happy Mother’s Day! In honor of the day, honoring that most important of persons – Mom, the local newspaper here in Guanajuato published an article listing the uses of the word “madre” (mother) in Mexico. I learned a lot, and it seems to illustrate just why learning a foreign language is so difficult! Here’s a sample: […]