q for que, x=?

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Sat Jan 22 17:42:57 UTC 2011

xq = porque makes sense

In Mexico, que is texted as k according to my colleague, Phillip Carter (who also suggested the xq translation).

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On Jan 22, 2011, at 11:07 AM, Darla Wells <lethe9 at GMAIL.COM> wrote:

> I haven't been keeping up on my Spanish, and just noticed that people on
> Facebook are using q for que, and xq and x for another expression, but I'm
> not sure what that one stands for. The article they are responding to is
> this:
> *Joven de 19 años fue asesinado en su casa de Pinamar frente a su familia -
> Diario EL PAIS -
> Montevi<http://www.elpais.com.uy/110122/pnacio-542493/nacional/joven-de-19-anos-fue-asesinado-en-su-casa-de-pinamar-frente-a-su-familia>
> *
> www.elpais.com.uy
> In the comments,
> Considero q todos tenemos derechos a una vida digna y llena de respeto, y q
> si educamos al niño de hoy no castigaremos al adulto del mañana, como dijo
> Pitágoras, pero hay q buscar una solución urgente!!!!! Esos HDP vuelven de
> la carcel a la calle mas perfeccionados xq no pueden emplearse en mano de
> obra... entonces al estar tanto tiempo libre pueden pensar nuevas
> estrategias y juntar mas bronca social!!! Tampoco quiero le pase eso a mi
> familia!!
> Anyone familiar with a good site for updating my knowledge of Spanish text
> talking? Or is this just common usage and not slang at all?
> Darla
> --
> If you can't be a good example, then you'll just have to be a horrible
> warning. -Catherine Aird
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