10 vulgar Spanish slang words and phrases from Puerto Rico that aren’t taught in school, but you need to know

If you are in the process of learning Spanish and plan to travel to Puerto Rico, keep in mind the following list of words and phrases. These 10 sayings are common in Puerto Rican Spanish but are too strong to be taught in school. You need to know them.

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Estamos hoy en frente del Supermercado El Paraiso en San Sebastián con nuestra cosecha #orgánica y #sinOGM de #platanos, #guineos, #chinas, #papaya, #pana, y #ñame, ¡aqui estamos! // Here today in front of Supermercado El Paraiso with our #organic #nonGMO harvest of #plantains, #bananas, #oranges, papaya, #breadfruit, & #yam, here we are! #EveryDayImHustlin #SetupShop #Borinquen #PuertoRico

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March 8th is International Women’s Day and this is Women’s History Month. La Respuesta magazine proudly celebrates and honors the immense contributions of Boricua women in Puerto Rico and the Diaspora. 

*The poster features a painting by Rafael Tufiño of his mother, called “La Goyita.” The quote and background text is from “A Julia de Burgos” by nuestra poeta nacional Julia de Burgos.

What’s good? There’s #papaya, #plantains, #bananas & a #squash, all #organic & #nonGMO, for sale today. Shout out & many thanks to the good people at “La Voladora Boricua” for lending their van to help us move forward; look for them on Facebook, *especially if your planning a trip to the island. // ¿Q lo q hay? Hay papaya, #plátano, #guineo y una #calabaza, todo #organico y #sinOGM pa’ la venta hoy. Muchas gracias y saludos a la buena gente de “La Voladora Boricua” por prestar su guagua para ayudarnos hechar pa'lante, búscalos en Facebook, *especialmente si estás planeando un viaje a la isla. Con @mayna_yaiti_co en #SanSebastian #Borinquen #PuertoRico

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The best way to fortify the link between African diaspora cultures and Africa is to acknowledge that it exists and adamantly present it to others. We have to understand that – without an African presence en la isla Puerto Rican culture would not be what we all know and adore as Puerto Rican culture.