Colombianismos – Those forbidden words

Colombianismos – Those forbidden words

“That’s the way it is”: a phrase that should be deleted from our vocabulary.   Soybean crops near Tracy, MN. The grean ocean.    The following conversation took place in the morning of Aug. 26/2013, inside the scoopmobile, between...
Eschewing Subway and Lovin’ It

Eschewing Subway and Lovin’ It

In the immortal words of Mae West: “Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.” So it was — offered the choice en route from Tracy to the Twin Cities of Subway or McDonalds — I went for the latter (together with four kindred Fellows) …...
Colombianismos – Let’s test Cargill

Colombianismos – Let’s test Cargill

Let’s see what Cargill people think “transparency” is about. Dear Cargill people:  Thank you very much for having us on Thursday morning in your mansion. Lunch was good, the fruits were tasty (particularly the strawberries and the pineapples)...