Confusing Language Quirks

“Can we open a shop in your back garden?” this is what we used to ask people back in Patagonia, when we wanted to pitch our tent next to their house. As time passed by our Spanish got better. Nevertheless, in Colombia Kira sent an email to a hotel asking if she can bring 2 bikes and a whore to the room. The hotel owner was very surprised when we came there with a dog. In Panama Sven asked the dentist what kind of narcotic drugs will they give us. The receptionist got frightened and quietly asked “A-a-anesthesia?”.


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