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  1. AndLoveYelledNo Junior Member

    English
    Hey guys. I'm a little confused over this. This woman is giving a list of the skills that she has and one of them is "Les pongo el papagayo a los viejos"

    What exactly does this mean? This is someone from Argentina saying it by the way. Thanks in advance :)
     
  2. levmac

    levmac Senior Member

    No longer here.
    I looked up papagayo and it came up in another forum:

    En Argentina también le decimos papagayo al artefacto, generalmente de vidrio o de metal enlozado, que usan los hombres para orinar, cuando están internados en una clínica, hospital o sanatorio y no pueden levantarse para ir al baño.

    Además del pájaro, claro...:D
     
  3. cacarulo

    cacarulo Senior Member

    Buenos Aires, Argentina * Español
    Like this: http://mla-s2-p.mlstatic.com/papagayo-orinal-plastico-13593-MLA3249560992_102012-F.jpg
     
  4. fenixpollo

    fenixpollo Mod Chicken

    Arizona
    American English
    Sounds like she inserts catheters.
     
  5. AndLoveYelledNo Junior Member

    English
    That makes sense, thank you guys
     
  6. levmac

    levmac Senior Member

    No longer here.
    I don't know too many catheters made from glass or metal! To me it's more like a bed pan.
     
  7. EddieZumac

    EddieZumac Senior Member

    Mexico City
    English/Spanish
    En México a este papagayo se le dice "pato".
     

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