Language learning can be such an interesting process. Speaking from experience, learning a new language can be so overwhelming that it becomes blurry and may affect the way we perceive aspects of a culture.  It can throw all additional and non-language related details to the second shelf of your memory, so that the mind can comprehend and make sense of the new structure of communication.  I recently spoke to my mother about her childhood and I was very intrigued when she mentioned a few phrases she used to say as a young child.  The phrases were not in Spanish, her memories were not clear.  I now have a new obsession; to find out as much as possible about my mother's origin.  Here are some clues that may guide me...

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