[JPL] Re: Bad move to call Gonzalo, Gonzo

Luis Mario Ochoa info at cubanmusicproductions.com
Wed Jul 12 19:14:01 EDT 2006


Hi David, I am not aware of what happened at the Regattabar, but I am sure 
you had your reasons to call him that way. I would, just in case, avoid do 
it on his face, because thinks could get 'lost in the translation' and 
therefore out of hand.

Best Regards,

Luis Mario Ochoa

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In a message dated 7/12/2006 6:36:45 P.M. Eastern Standard Time,
info at cubanmusicproductions.com writes:

Cuba is  a very 'machoman' kind of society and "gonzo" which sound almost
like  "ganso" is a very pejorative way to called someone  gay.




>From Dictionary.com:
Gonzo
1. Using an exaggerated, highly subjective style, especially in journalism: 
“
a hyperkinetic, gonzo version of Graham Greene” (New Yorker).
2. Bizarre; unconventional.

so, in this country, Gonzalo's actions at the Regattabar may have been
bizarre, but nothing gay is implied. it's just plain odd, not to mention a 
shame.
-david
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