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Street Spanish is the Spanish spoken in the streets. Some call it colloquial Spanish, others call it slang. Whatever you call it, it’s incredibly interesting to learn. Especially if you’re keen on being able to talk like a native speaker. Let these articles expose you to the quirks of colloquial, dialectical, and vernacular Spanish.

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14 Colloquial Spanish Greetings They’ll Never Teach You in the Classroom

Go Beyond the Clichéd "Hola" and "¿Cómo Estás?" and Greet'em Like a Native Speaker Would!

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5 Mexican Spanish Dialects and How to Tell Them Apart

And Why Spanish Spoken in Chihuahua Is Not the Same as That Spoken in Veracruz

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Mexican Spanish: 13 Ways It Sounds Different from Any Other

The Most Defining Features of the World's Largest Spanish-Speaking Demographic

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Puerto Rican Spanish: Is It Really the Ghetto Spanish One Must Avoid Learning?

17 Ways Puerto Rican Spanish Sounds Nothing Like the Spanish You Learned at School

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21 Common Expressions in Latin American Spanish

Sound Local with These Signature Expressions from the New World

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Spanish Birthday Expressions Not Taught in the Classroom

Go beyond “Feliz Cumpleaños” and Be the Latino at a Latino Birthday Party

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22 Expressions to Rock Your Spanish While in Argentina

Feel at Home in Buenos Aires with These Wacky Urban Idioms

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The Cryptology of Spanish SMS

Enter the Inner-Circle of SMS Codebreakers in Less Than 15 Minutes

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Buses in Spanish-Speaking Countries

Local Words For Bus in Latin American Countries

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9 Cool Non-Mexican Alternatives for Niño

Go beyond Niño and Chico with These Words When not in Mexico.

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How to Sound Like a Panamanian

Everything You Need to Know about the Spanish of Panama

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11 Ways to Say Boy in Mexican Street Spanish

Because Niño Just Doesn’t Sound Slang Enough, You See.