How do you count words? Ashley Wagner discusses the question as part of our video on the number of words in the English language.
Latin America Trozo de tabaco negro en trenza para mascar.
dijo uno mirando al suelo y escupiendo su bolita de naco, como si le quemara la boca
Colombia Puré de papa.
masculine and feminine noun
Mexico derogatory Persona de origen indígena.
Mexico derogatory Persona maleducada, ignorante y burda.
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