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Old 16th March 2010, 10:35 PM   #41
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salpicóN:chopped seafood or meat with onion, tomato and peppers
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Old 16th March 2010, 10:40 PM   #42
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Yes, it is called INTELECT. The rules a a bit different, because you can put the words in reverse, like in spanish crosswords, for example:

Zanjar. (to settle, to resolve a problem) You can also use rajnaz.
Ahh.. es interesante.. Muchas gracias.. Me encantaría jugar este juego de mesa.

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Old 16th March 2010, 11:24 PM   #43
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Old 17th March 2010, 12:19 AM   #44
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salchichóN:sausage
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Old 17th March 2010, 12:45 AM   #45
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Repetition - something else beginning with "S"
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Old 17th March 2010, 05:10 PM   #46
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Narajanas - oranges
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Old 17th March 2010, 06:10 PM   #47
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Solomillo sirloin steak

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Old 17th March 2010, 11:06 PM   #48
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Oporto - port
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Old 18th March 2010, 07:02 AM   #50
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Old 18th March 2010, 11:08 AM   #51
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ensaimadA a lard-based breakfast pastry originating from Mallorca.
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Old 18th March 2010, 02:45 PM   #52
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ensaimadA a lard-based breakfast pastry originating from Mallorca.

alioli - garlic mayonnaise.
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Old 18th March 2010, 05:54 PM   #53
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Idiazábal - tipo de queso


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Old 18th March 2010, 09:11 PM   #54
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LechugA-lettuce (otra vez termina en -a!)
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Old 19th March 2010, 07:26 AM   #55
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aguacatE = avocado

(looked this word up, expecting it to also be avocado in Spanish - it sounds so Spanish!)
agua = water, does -'cate' have a meaning ?


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ensaimadA a lard-based breakfast pastry originating from Mallorca.
In the shape of a snail. Comía MUCHAS ensaimadas en Ibiza en el invierno de '64. Nunca he olvidado esta palabra !
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Old 19th March 2010, 09:11 AM   #56
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eneldO = dill, a great herb with fish
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Old 19th March 2010, 10:35 AM   #57
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aguacatE = avocado

(looked this word up, expecting it to also be avocado in Spanish - it sounds so Spanish!)
agua = water, does -'cate' have a meaning ?
Aguacate comes from Mexico, from the language Nahuatl that they used to speak there. Apparently there are about 200 words in Spanish from that language, including aguacate, chocolate, tomate, tocayo (namesake), petate (knapsack).

Aguacate in Nahuatl means testicle, and they called the fruit that way because of the shape of the fruit.

Avocado according to the Collins English dictionary comes from the Spanish aguacate.

Cate in Spanish means fail (in a exam) but usually only used by children. Adults use the word suspenso.
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Old 19th March 2010, 02:40 PM   #58
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eneldO = dill, a great herb with fish

Orégano - another herb
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Old 19th March 2010, 05:47 PM   #59
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Once pimientos de PadróN = fried small green peppers

these are delicious. I have eaten them in UK Mexico and Spain. they are hot and sometimes very hot, but you cannot tell til you bite into one - then you KNOW !!
Apologies with the number but I cannot think of anything else with an "O"
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