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Word of the Day: güey
Pronunciation: gway

One more from ol’ (new) Meh-he-ko.

The g in güey is very, very soft, much softer than the g in “gone.” When you hear it spoken this word sounds like “way” without a g in it at all.

In the first scenes of “Traffic” Benicio Del Toro, playing a cop, says, “¿Qué onda güey?” (roughly “Wassup dude?”) as he intercepts two narcos.

You should watch that movie, better yet, rent the earlier, much, much, more accurate BBC version on which it was based.

Whatever… at least práctica esta palabra hoy (practice this word today.) It’s an appropriate word for Friday, Friday is informal right? Dude!