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    • Join Date: May 2008
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    #1

    Translation

    Hi there,
    I´m having troubles to translate this sentence. A New York WASP (it´s in capital letters) and a feisty Latina...
    I looked up for WASP, but it just doesn´t make too much sense. It might be possibly a racial slur, or it means ¨he´s just a cocky yuppie¨.
    Looking forward to hearing from you.
    Thanks in advance!
    Betsy

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    #2

    Re: Translation

    Quote Originally Posted by betsy2010 View Post
    Hi there,
    I´m having troubles to translate this sentence. A New York WASP (it´s in capital letters) and a feisty Latina...
    I looked up for WASP, but it just doesn´t make too much sense. It might be possibly a racial slur, or it means ¨he´s just a cocky yuppie¨.
    Looking forward to hearing from you.
    Thanks in advance!
    Betsy
    White Anglo Saxon Protestant

    Like me, born in Germany, and not Catholic. This is not a slur any more than someone being referred to as a Latino.

    I am not a teacher.


    • Join Date: May 2008
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    #3

    Re: Translation

    Thank you a lot for the reply. It makes all sense now. By the way, that was just a quote from a text.
    Betsy

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