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by silver
Tue Feb 17, 2009 12:44 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Tildes and accents
Replies: 17
Views: 2299

Re: Tildes and accents

blondie ... yo que se... is like saying in English .. I havent a clue.. while.. que se yo.. is like saying.. what do I know.
just for fun
In a few cases when writing Spanish the tilde can be important as in...
inglès ..leaving out the tilde...ingles = groins :D
by silver
Sun Feb 15, 2009 8:34 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Tildes and accents
Replies: 17
Views: 2299

Re: Rude shop staff part II

I would think your 20% figure of Spanish writing correct Spanish may be true of rural Andalucia, but certainly not true of many parts of Spain Not really, more like a national figure..believe me big towns throughout Spain are full of "rural" folk..while rural Andlaucia hides many great literary min...
by silver
Fri Feb 13, 2009 1:37 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: granada
Replies: 6
Views: 1757

Re: granada

by silver
Fri Feb 13, 2009 12:39 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: granada
Replies: 6
Views: 1757

Re: granada

BUS :D
by silver
Fri Feb 13, 2009 12:33 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Tildes and accents
Replies: 17
Views: 2299

Re: Rude shop staff part II

P.S Tilde is the little line on top of a letter.
Acento is the sílaba tónica without which the word be pronounced differently .
Las palabras agudas son aquellas que tienen la sílaba tónica.
by silver
Fri Feb 13, 2009 11:36 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Tildes and accents
Replies: 17
Views: 2299

Tildes and accents

Frank..que sepa yo .. in all my time in Spain..never heard this expressed such... que yo sepa ..as far as I know que se yo..what do I know Most forum users or foreigners do not need to write correct Spanish..in fact only about 20% of Spanish themselves do..learning this takes up too much time which ...
by silver
Fri Feb 06, 2009 2:28 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: anyone seen the "barter system" in the paper ?
Replies: 7
Views: 1359

Re: anyone seen the "barter system" in the paper ?

This might be Banco del tiempo..time bank where you knock up an hours work to get an hours work back... no money involved
by silver
Wed Feb 04, 2009 8:29 am
Forum: General
Topic: Malaga Tornado
Replies: 7
Views: 1984

Re: Malaga Tornado

There were actualy 2 tornedos..the Malaga one also blew off the roof of the bus station ..the other tornedo was in Estepona...
by silver
Tue Feb 03, 2009 4:17 pm
Forum: Moving to Andalucia
Topic: Should we take big electric goods to spain??
Replies: 38
Views: 8415

Re: Should we take big electric goods to spain??

there are lots of offers now for cheap adsl ono are advertising 6mb for 11€..I pay 29€ 3 mb with free national calls.. suits me
by silver
Tue Feb 03, 2009 12:15 pm
Forum: General
Topic: wooden houses
Replies: 9
Views: 1921

Re: wooden houses

"typically Spanish"? A tower block, a block of apartments
I would not think of these as "typically Spanish" but as a way of getting enough living space, in a given area.. to cover the needs of holiday makers and town dwellers..
by silver
Tue Feb 03, 2009 12:07 pm
Forum: Moving to Andalucia
Topic: Should we take big electric goods to spain??
Replies: 38
Views: 8415

Re: Should we take big electric goods to spain??

websites advertising their wares
here is one if you want more google with...electrodomesticos malaga
http://www.juanlucas.com/img_pag/folleto/folleto.html
ADSL in Spain is the most expensive and slowest in Europe
What does one pay in UK ???
by silver
Sat Jan 31, 2009 7:57 am
Forum: General
Topic: What are the tree's
Replies: 7
Views: 1195

Re: What are the tree's

These trees are called chopos..translates to Black poplar..
by silver
Tue Jan 27, 2009 12:21 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: an extra Luz direct debit
Replies: 41
Views: 4970

Re: an extra Luz direct debit

Bills are now monthly..and have gone up.
by silver
Tue Jan 27, 2009 12:18 pm
Forum: Gardens & Gardening
Topic: Rats- how to get rid of them?
Replies: 15
Views: 17697

Re: Rats- how to get rid of them?

There is a plug in device that keep rats..mice away.. some ferreterias have them...sorry cant remember name.
by silver
Tue Jan 27, 2009 12:16 pm
Forum: Gardens & Gardening
Topic: Alfafa seed
Replies: 9
Views: 2055

Re: Alfafa seed

You can get the seeds in Viveros..garden centers..and Herboristería ..health food shops.
by silver
Tue Jan 27, 2009 11:45 am
Forum: General
Topic: elderly with a pension,How are you managing?
Replies: 58
Views: 6580

Re: elderly with a pension,How are you managing?

Time to learn a little Spanish..and find recetas economicas on web like this
http://con2huevos.com/con2huevos/presentacion.asp
by silver
Fri Jan 23, 2009 2:10 pm
Forum: General
Topic: wooden houses
Replies: 9
Views: 1921

Re: wooden houses

try this web page
http://www.milanuncios.com/casas-prefab ... -en-cadiz/
by silver
Wed Jan 14, 2009 5:35 pm
Forum: Moving to Andalucia
Topic: No one want to move to Andalucia - says it all?
Replies: 199
Views: 34599

Re: No one want to move to Andalucia - says it all?

I love it here.. exept for the complaining brits...no offence to anyone.. but lately this forum has become a platform for complaining...is it the lack of sun :?: