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  • God expresses how much he loves me by getting some awfully smart person at the Kinder company to invent 'buenos'.

    11th April '06

  • “Muy buenos días, San Pio,” she says, in a chipper voice.

    American Grace

  • My wife is from México City, and when we were living there I learned to greet everyone on the street, etc., with buenos dias, buenos tardes, etc.

    Just back from a month in upstate New York

  • I can rely on a polite and respectful "buenos noches, Senor", not a whap up the side of the head.

    trying to decide whether or not to move...

  • I'd like to add that, along with a tireless, friendly smile, spoken greetings are essential for getting along in Mexico: buenos días, tardes and noches, for starters.

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  • Even if everyone who says "buenos días" to me is not entirely sincere, this acknowledgment of my existence and wish that I have a good day helps make my days happier.

    Dialect and Language discussion - pulled from another thread . . .

  • When I moved to Mexico in 1981, I spoke no Spanish, not even 'buenos días'.

    What Were The First Words or Phrases You Learned?

  • It is not enough, for me, that Mexicans have built in atomic clocks and know the precise instant it is no longer "buenos dias" and becomes "buenas tardes."

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  • But this happens some time between noon and 1: 30 in the afternoon, rather than at daybreak, so I greet the nice men who have this most unpleasant job with a smile and a "gracias" (and an occasional tip), rather than with a bleary-eyed, mumbled "buenos días".

    Southern Justice

  • Recuerdo a las Doctoras Rosa Helia y Guadalupe Villa, quienes han escrito varios libros bastante buenos sobre su abuelo Francisco Villa; también me acuerdo del excelente trabajo que hacen los descendientes de Plutarco Elías Calles al manejar el Fideicomiso Archivos Plutarco Elías Calles y Fernando Torreblanca; un maravilloso lugar en el que los investigadores podemos consultar los documentos del "Jefe Máximo de la Revolución".

    La Familia de Benito Ju��rez

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