Porteño Spanish is the dialect of caste-sha-no (castellano) spoken in Buenos Aires, Argentina and the surrounding areas. It is categorized by an Italian-like pronunciation and colorful Lunfardo slang.

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Coger

to fornicate

While "coger" in the rest of the Spanish-speaking world means "to get" or "to take", it has a special vulgar sexual meaning in Argentina. This causes problems for Spaniards accustomed to saying "coger un bus".

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