Bamboo Spanish

tag: pio andrade jr, spanish philippines, thomasite,  philippine american war BAMBOO SPANISH   How did the American soldiers in the Philippine-American War manage to make themselves understood by the Filipinos in the absence of an interpreter? Answer: By speaking “Bamboo Spanish,” which was also called “Soldier’s Spanish”, or “Pack-Train Spanish.”  By far, Bamboo Spanish is […]

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