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Calo: A Dictionary of Spanish Barrio and Border Slang Harry Polkinhorn

Calo: A Dictionary of Spanish Barrio and Border Slang

Harry Polkinhorn

Published April 1st 2011
ISBN : 9781881523215
Paperback
146 pages
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Nonfiction. Reference. Latino/Latina Studies. Polkinhorn and Velasco have busted the borders of linguistic analysis and Chicano talk assumptions. I hear the voices of my uncle Beto from El Paso in the 30s, the new multi-vocalities of the Orale!MoreNonfiction. Reference. Latino/Latina Studies. Polkinhorn and Velasco have busted the borders of linguistic analysis and Chicano talk assumptions. I hear the voices of my uncle Beto from El Paso in the 30s, the new multi-vocalities of the Orale! generations of Latin America and the ever swashbuckling cross-cultural speakers and singers of the world. This is the unchained rap of the people! Tune into its poetic-love, community-renaissance and heart-rhythm dance. A twenty-first century ring-tone. De aquellas! Right on!--Juan Felipe Herrera.