Catamighty (champagnesheik) wrote in linguaphiles,
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How do you say "cheesy" or "corny" in Spanish (a Latin American variety of some sort)? I'm teaching English to day laborers and today one of them mentioned Neil Diamond. I tried to use that to teach them what cheesy/corny means, but couldn't think of a fitting Spanish word.

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