ayuda por favor!

Matumic

I worked at an international center for Girl Scouts in Cuernavaca, Mexico, that hosted girls from around the world for two-week sessions. One of my co-workers was from England and didn't speak a lick of Spanish and was terribly worried about offending someone, but I finally talked her into trying out a bit. We went over to chat with a few girls from Argentina and my friend said, "I'd like to ask her how old she is." I told her to say, "¿Cuántos años tienes?" and she turned to the girl and said, "Cuantos anos tienes?" The girl busted a gut and replied, "Solo uno, pero funciona muy bien!" Needless to say, I never got my friend to speak Spanish again. Can someone please tell me what happened? CHEERS :D

C_Norita

Hello, Oli. Sorry about the mishap. Your friend's pronunciation was wrong. Instead of pronouncing "años" with the tilde (~) above the letter 'n', she simply pronounced it without the tilde, making it "anos"; ano. Ano is the Spanish word for anus.

Matumic

ha ha no no, i got that story off the internet and i just wanted to know why the Spanish girl busted out laughing? i just copy pasted it from a website. the only part i wrote was "Can someone please tell me what happened?" What is "Solo uno, pero funciona muy bien!" Gracius C_Norita Cheers :D

C_Norita

[quo]*Quote from * Oli0084 What is "Solo uno, pero funciona muy bien!" [/quo] Well, Oli. :) You tricked me with that one, but I think it's safe to say that this question was not copied and pasted. To answer your question, "Sólo uno, pero funciona muy bien!" means "Just one, but it works very well!".

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