Temas Curiosos # 55

CHÁNDAL El antiguo navegante inglés que vendía sus productos de hortalizas en Francia, usaba una prenda de jersey sin mangas. Los franceses le llamaron “chandail” (aféresis de marchands d’ail) que significa “vendedor de ajos”. El...

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Los tamales son uno de los platillos más emblemáticos de la gastronomía mexicana. Por ser un platillo típico de la gastronomía tradicional mexicana, seguramente muchos estarán pensando en disfrutar de estas delicias prehispánicas. Es cierto...

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The Anointed Son

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Here in “America’s Finest City”, the weather is nice year round while rentals are very high, and many families live paycheck to paycheck. This situation is also the reason why there are so many...

firman acuerdo el CECUT y la Western Arts Alliance

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Dynamic Duo Dogs’ Best Friend

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