RE: RARA-AVIS: Umberto Eco on Spillane

Pat Zeitoun (
Wed, 22 Dec 1999 10:48:26 -0600

Enrique Bird []: Snipped Wrote:

"I find curious the comment about "downtown". Though I can understand what it means and have visited such in several U.S. cities, it is a hard term to translate into Spanish."

At least in "Tex-Mex" or Splanglish it is quite simple. We say "el centro" exclusively for downtown. Me voy al centro. ┬┐Tu vas al centro?.



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