[plt-dev] Re: `rico' and ".rkt"

From: Jos Koot (jos.koot at telefonica.net)
Date: Tue Feb 16 18:36:02 EST 2010

Thanks jao. Responded to in private, because on this list my response is off 

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jose A. Ortega Ruiz" <jao at gnu.org>
To: "Jos Koot" <jos.koot at telefonica.net>
Cc: <plt-dev at list.cs.brown.edu>
Sent: Wednesday, February 17, 2010 12:03 AM
Subject: Re: [plt-dev] Re: `rico' and ".rkt"

> "Jos Koot" <jos.koot at telefonica.net> writes:
>> As adjective the Castilian (Spanish) word 'rico' also means rich,
>> handsome, fruitful (of soil), precious, delicious/nutritious (of
>> food). As substantive it also means darling or the substantive related
>> to the adjective such as rich person, etc.
> Yes, of course! For some reason, i didn't think of the 'rich' meaning,
> which is as common, if not more, as the yummy one.
>> That's what my dictionary says and more importantly the senses in
>> which I hear the word being used in Catalunya (when Catalan people
>> take the trouble to speak Castiliano) The word also belongs to the
>> Catalan language, I guess, but I know little of the Catalan language.
> (I think it doesn't. In Catalan it'd be ric)
>> Well, yourself being Spanish, you probably can add even more senses.
> Only when used in rude slang :)
> jao


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