Monday, May 05, 2014

the pope's high view of low Spanish

From Andrew Greenwell:

Primerea: The Spanish Slang at the Heart of Pope Francis's Theology:
God, Pope Francis says, "nos primerea."  The expression "nos primerea" is in Lunfardo Porteño, or Buenos Aires street slang.  It is the language not of high-brow Castilian, but low Spanish, the Spanish of the barrio.  It is not a theological term even in Spanish, but a popular term and reflects Pope Francis's pastoral sensibilities.  It means that God always ..continued

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