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rabs Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Mar-23-09 08:33 PM
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222. Excellent point you make No Elephants


Seems the nuances of the Spanish language often escape the gringo reporters.

Ignorante: Adj. y s. Que no tiene instruccion o concimiento. (One who does not have instruction or knowledge.

Ignorar: v. No saber. (One who does not know)

Pobre: It can also mean "lacking," for example "a book lacking in content."

You are correct; "pobre ignorante" was not necessarily an insult or pejorative. It was just framed that way by the reporters.
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