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Grandma's Sayings Commented - Spanish Sayings - cover

Grandma's Sayings Commented - Spanish Sayings

Víctor Fernández Castillejo

Publisher: Babelcube

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Summary

Much of my education I have acquired from my maternal grandmother: María Cristina Barrón. Among her teachings you always found a saying tailor-made for what occasion. 


Over the years I have learned sayings from other people; in most cases, elderly women. 


This book is intended to be a tribute to all of them and to the millions of women who have endured popular wisdom through the years through sayings. It is also a way to spread Spanish through the proverbs. 


It is not intended to be just another book of sayings, since not all of them are —not even close— but they are all of them. The idea is to present some of the most popular sayings and comment on them from the humild and opinion of the writer. 


The other intention of the work is that the sayings of these women endure over the years and do not fall into oblivion. 


It is not a book —nor does it claim to be— that you consider your own, since many of the sayings are anonymous. It is a rec nowledge and pay for that s grandmothers who both offered their teachings and complained so little. To all of them: thank you, a thousand thanks.

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