If I had a nickel for every time I heard that….I would have a lot of nickles. This phrase, or something like it, so common in a parent’s life. I know I told myself when I was a young adult I would never tell my kids because I said so! What I didn’t know then was that you cannot reason with your kids sometimes. And no matter the answer, you will always get a response similar to the one I put in the title.
So why am I talking about child tantrums on my blog about spanish? Well I think adults get to have a tantrum as well. Maybe we wont sit on the floor and scream about it (even though we may want to), but I think we get to throw questions that probably has no correct answer. These are all questions that one could probably respond back with a ‘tantrum’ and cry out ” Do I have to?!?” What is this question I have? Simple. Do I ever have to focus on one dialect or another?
Yes that’s it? I know I am way off from this bridge ever needing to be crossed, but what I want to know is do I really need to focus on one country or one regions variant on Spanish? Continue reading