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Parlante / Bocina

» by September 21st, 2010 at 9:27 am » Comments (0)

Someone who speaks is a parlante. Someone who speaks English is an angloparlante. Those I knew, but last week I heard a new use for the word and that is a speaker, as in the thing in the radio that you hear the sound coming from. In Mexico the word we used was bocina to […]



Denuedo

» by September 13th, 2010 at 8:28 am » Comments (0)

Yesterday in church the word boldness came up in the sermon, which in the Bible is the word denuedo. However, I have never heard the word denuedo used in common speech. From reading a couple of online forums, it seems that denuedo is a formal term and there are more common words that can mean […]



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