UN VOCABULARIO QUE DEJARÍA SANO A CERVANTES
A vocabulary that will confuse Cervantes
When a person reads or listens to the Colombian news, he/she might think that they are speaking in a different language. Every day, new terms and expressions are the order of the day, to the point that they confuse some people who are not aware of the political and social reality of Colombia. The aim of this paper is to describe the strong influence of different Colombian sociopolitical issues in the creation and use of new words, terms, and expressions that are used and understood mainly by the population of this country. The vocabulary that appears in this article has been obtained and categorized from different sources: books, online newspapers, magazines, radio, television, the Dictionary of Peace, etc.
KEY WORDS: Sociolinguistics, lexicography, semantics, Colombian Spanish, mass media. Parlache.
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