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Living in a Multilingual World

The one about “ellipsis malaise”

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Me: ‘Bueno, ya tú sabes…’ (Well, you know…)

Son: …???

Me: ‘Tú sabes como es eso…’ (You know how it goes…)

Son: …???

Me: ‘Nene, que la cosa es…’ (Baby, the thing is…)

Son: …???




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Mario López-Goicoechea

Mario López-Goicoechea

London-based, Cuban writer. Author of “Cuban, Immigrant, and Londoner”

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