Archive for February 23rd, 2012

Speak Like A True Jerga 2

Here’s another great example of the Peruvian’s habit of turning phrases backwards and rearranging them in ways only a native can understand. The Peruvian keepers of the law is called a TOMBO (tom-boh). One time during the Eighties, the police uniform had characteristically huge buttons on them. So the natives played on that: boton became tombo.