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Una de las series más importantes en Estados Unidos, “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation”, también conocida como “CSI: Las Vegas”, concluye su temporada número 10, con broche de oro. Además de que en el último capítulo, de nombre “Meat Jekyll”, el público será testigo de una especie de negociación entre los investigadores y un asesino serial -al estilo de la que hubo entre Clarice Starling y Hannibal Lecter, en “El Silencio de los Inocentes”-, trascendió que dos de las productoras ejecutivas de la serie ya firmaron un contrato con la televisora CBS que garantiza cuatro años más de esta exitosa franquicia.
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Did you know these words come from Spanish?
Adiós from Spanish "goodbye"
Alligator from el lagarto, "the lizard"
Amigo from Spanish and/or Portuguese amigo, "friend"; from Latin amicus = "friend," derived from amare = "love."
Avocado alteration of Spanish aguacate = literally: "water wipe", from Nahuatl ahuacatl which also means "testicle" in that language.
Bodega from Spanish and/or Portuguese bodega, = "cellar"
Bonito from Spanish bonito, = "beautiful"
Breeze from brisa "cold northeast wind" or from Frisian briesen - to blow (wind)
Buckaroo from vaquero, = "cowboy"
Burrito from burrito, = a dish originally from Northern Mexico, literally "little donkey"
Burro from burro, = "donkey"
Cabana from Spanish cabaña or Portuguese cabana; both meaning "cabin."
Chipotle from Spanish, smoked jalapeño, from Nahuatl chilpoctli
Chocolate from Spanish chocolate, from Nahuatl xocolatl meaning "hot water."
Cigar from Spanish cigarro = "fag, stogie, stogy", from Mayan sicar, sic (= "tobacco")
Colorado from Spanish colorado, red or colored
Desperado from Spanish desesperado, desperate
Embargo from Spanish embargar = "to bar"
Florida from La Florida, the flowery or plant-filled place or pascua florida, "flowery easter."
Hacienda from Old Spanish facienda = "estate"
Hurricane from Spanish huracán, from Taino hurákan; akin to Arawak kulakani, thunder
Loco from loco, = mad, crazy
Macho from macho, brave, the property of being overtly masculine. In Spanish is masculinity
Montana from montaña, a mountain
Nada from "Nada" = "slang, nothing", introduced by E. Hemingway.
Nevada from Nevada literally "snowy"
Patio from patio, inner courtyard, = "an open paved area adjacent to a home"
Piña colada from Spanish piña = pineapple and colada, which means strained, from the Spanish verb
Ranch from rancho, a really small rural community, smaller than a town.
Rodeo from rodeo and verb rodear (to round up)
Salsa from salsa, = "sauce"
Taco from taco = "plug"
Vamoose from vamos, meaning "let us go"
Zorro from Portuguese/Spanish zorro, a fox, originally "smart"