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Chido video de viernes

23 July 2010

I guess I’m showing my age:

Suave (soo • AH • veh) literally means soft. It’s an old school expression that means cool.  Suave is used almost exclusively by Mexicans born before 1966. Its equivalent for younger cohorts are chido (utterly recommendable) and padre (if you want to sound as a 8 year old).

For foreigners, “suave” can be used by fogies  old enough to remember all the Elvi… Presley, Costello and the sometimes really, really un-chido Elvis Crespo:

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