Feliz Dia del Boludo!

What’s a boludo, you ask? It’s basically an idiot, someone who’s not very bright. But the campaign for Dia del Boludo is doing its best to assert another definition: a boludo is someone who follows the rules. The opposite is a vivo, someone who’s clever and likely a cheat. Vivos look for opportunities to take advantage of others typically by breaking the rules.

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Argentinean Slang: Ni Un Sope

Did you know that sope means peso? Just reverse the two syllables PE and SO and you get SOPE . This type of Argentinean slang is called Lunfardo and we've put together a list of common vocabulary and expressions for talking about money here in Buenos Aires.

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