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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Pucherito

pouty-faced

"Puchero" is a basic stew eaten in South America and Spain. It can used in contexts as "daily bread", as in "ganarse el puchero" (earning your daily bread). It is thought that "pucherito" mean "poudy-face" comes from beggar children, looking for their daily sustenance.

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