About

I fly through Spanish-speaking skies. I feed on words. I am the Vocabat.

I usually post a few times a week. Leave a comment or email me at vocabat at gmail dot com to suggest topic ideas.

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15 responses to “About

  1. The name “vocabat” conjures up a funny image in my mind. Imagine a bat wearing a cape covered with items of vocabulary

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  2. Hola!! me alegra mucho que te agrade Colombia y más Medellín. ¿Cuándo vuelves? sería bueno practicarlos dos idiomas. Avísanos cuando llegues :)

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  3. Hi! I really enjoy your blogs.
    I’ve been living in Spain for about 4 years now and I also love the Spanish language and culture. Look forward to your next blogs!

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  4. Hola :-)

    Me gusta tu blog :-) que interesante

    Me parece que deberíamos hablar; se me hace que podríamos volvernos amigos con un destino común. Que tal? ;-)

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  5. Hola! I’m an English student working for a year as a language assistant at a school in Bogotá. Incredible how similar your experiences learning all those distinctly Colombian words and phrases are to my own. Please keep writing, I found this blog about an hour ago and haven’t left since!

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  6. I am in love with your posts. I hope we can spend some time together again soon. There is always a room and a meal waiting for you here.
    Much Love
    Beth

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  7. Wow! I LOVE your blog. I’ve always loved Spanish and am now taking a Spanish class at my local community college. I learned Spanish in high school from 1962 to 1966 and I still remember a lot. I can’t wait to learn more from you! Thanks :)

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  8. Hi Dear Vocabat

    I found your blog searching piropo

    I am glad that I found your blog in which you write about culture an language.

    I have a blog too but I write in persian, I’ll try a english one soon.

    Best wishes

    Sina

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  9. I really enjoy your blog. Keep the vocabat insights coming, por favor! This gringo is nowhere near fluent, and Colombia beckons.

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  10. OMG. Were we separated at birth? Searching through the internet for information on “pantofles” for a copy editing assignment, I somehow came up this site. I, too, have lived in South America (Chile for 12 years). I, too, am sort of a word nerd. I love to figure out origins and influences. When I have more time, I’ll be back.
    Did you notice the difference in the emotions of the World Cup commentators between English-speaking and Spanish-speaking. What a hoot.

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  11. Hi. Thanks for the great blog. It’s very interesting for me as I am learning Spanish in Colombia. I wondered if there is a URL where I can see say a years worth of posts on one page so that I can print them off all at once? I prefer to read things on paper where I can highlight and scribble notes etc!

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  12. Big Like! Enjoy your Spanish ride! Keep working on this blog and doing what you love! Los idiomas son mi passion tambien! :)

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  13. Hey! Why did you stop posting things? I really adored reading you! :)

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  14. Extraño tus posts… ¿Por qué dejaste de escribirlos? =(

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    • Hola menjiu, muchas gracias por recordarme. No sé bien, simplemente pasó el tiempo y se menguó un poco mi pasión por el idioma. O más bien no sabía cómo canalizarla, porque la verdad siempre tuve mil y una ideas. Eso sí, extraño escribir y a todos los lectores tan queridos que me leían. Saber que sigues ahí me da ánimos para volver…hmm.

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