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Sinvergüenza Word of the Day: Laconic (adj.)

Sinvergüenza Word of the Day: Laconic (adj.)

Laconic (adj.) – using few words; terse She was attracted to laconic men. After she rescued Herbert from that box in the park, she was certain she’d found the man of her dreams.  It turns out that his silent nature – and even that invisible box in the park – were part of his act.  When she discovered he was a mime, she became distraught, grabbed his invisible rope, tied it around the box he was forever trapped...

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Sinvergüenza Word of the Day: Magnanimity (n.)

Sinvergüenza Word of the Day: Magnanimity (n.)

magnanimity (n.) – generosity and nobility. (adj: magnanimous) When the corruption trial was over, it became clear that the politician’s claims of suffering from compulsive magnanimity might have been a bit overstated.  He said he embezzled millions for the children of his state.  He never bothered to clarify that they were for his eight sets of illegitimate children.  The way he saw it – children were children. Build...

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El Guapo’s PSA: Cultural Code Cracking

El Guapo’s PSA: Cultural Code Cracking

El Guapo is a creature of habit. Thursdays he likes to do laundry as he watches novelas. And because he is trying to go green, he pulls up the hamper and uses his washboard abs as, well, a washboard. Although, truth be told, if he’s not incredibly careful, a whole basket of laundry can be ruined and shredded to ribbons by his symmetrical, jagged abdomen. But, invariably, just as he gets started, the doorbell rings and interrupts his...

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Sinvergüenza Word of the Day: Complaisant (adj.)

Sinvergüenza Word of the Day: Complaisant (adj.)

Complaisant adj. – Willing to please others; obliging; agreeable There was much speculation as to the origins of his complaisant go-getter customer service.  It was soon discovered that he had been a prostitute for some years and afterwards abandoned a promising political career because it made him feel dirty.  Now he is the Midwest’s top vacuum salesman. Build your vocabulary while protecting yourself from the dastardly ways ...

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Sinvergüenza Spotlight: Mexicans

Sinvergüenza Spotlight: Mexicans

It was inevitable.  John McCain and company have figured it all out. They have called out Mexicans for their dastardly, mustache-twirling ways.  In a recent press conference, McCain attributed the cause of the largest, most destructive wildfires in Arizona history to Mexican immigrants.  According to McCain: They have set fires because they want to signal others. They have set fires to keep warm and they have set fires in order to...

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