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« Reply #15: October 26, 2009, 03:08:05 pm »

None of the Spanish translators I'm using will give me anything on that (I'm guessing that a tilda or accent mark is missing there).  I give up, what does it mean?

Well, technically, a 'cabron' is a goat. But 'pinche cabron' is definitely a term of contempt, akin to calling someone a bastard or an SOB (in the most literal sense).
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« Reply #16: October 26, 2009, 03:22:28 pm »

 He really doesn't seem to think he's doing anything wrong either.

I think that is what bothers me more than anything.

The very fact that he's worried about his employees talking about him behind his back should tell him something. Roll Eyes

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« Reply #17: October 26, 2009, 06:17:14 pm »

"It has nothing to do with racism. I'm not doing it for any reason other than for the satisfaction of my guests, because people calling from all over America don't know the Spanish accents or the Spanish culture or Spanish anything," Whitten says.
Hello, Mr Whitten: and just what do you think racism is??

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