A new member of the family

In Guatemala the name for a daughter-in-law is “nuera” pronounced new-era.  Many Guatemalans will help you to remember this word by telling to remember NO ERA because it sounds pretty close to NEW ERA and the word for “was” in Spanish is “era”.  So you just have to think “ella NO ERA mi hija pero ahora si” which translates into “she WAS NOT my daughter but now she is”.  🙂 Continue reading