What words in Spanish take on different meanings?
As hospitals receive federal funding to go paperless, more South Floridians can access their health records online. Translating records may pose problems for Spanish-speaking patients as some words can get misunderstood between Spanish dialects. For example, "guagua" can mean "bus" in Cuba and "baby" in Ecuador. One doctor says that multi-dialect options for South Florida's Hispanic community would work while a local translator says neutral Spanish is fine.
What words in Spanish take on different meanings? WLRN-Miami Herald News wants to know.
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