Footsteps Of A Tree

Not Just Words

Understanding the Argentines, we have found, is not just a matter of words but also a multitude of gestures which are both common, to the point, and for an Englishman abroad very interesting. There’s even a book on subject written by an Englishman, James Bracken, called !Che Boludo! I don’t know if it’s available in England but it ought to be. With the aid of Gemma and our Austrian friends Stefan and Birgit here are a few examples of the fun and games that can witnessed on the streets of Buenos Aires and far beyond… (My favourite is the ‘weekday’ one)

"'¡ojo!"  'be careful!' or 'watch out for...'

‘be careful!’ or ‘watch out for…’

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