19 Funny Sayings from Colombia
Colombians do enjoy a good bit of exaggeration. Not seen a friend for a week or two? “I've not seen you in like a thousand years!” (“hace como mil años que no te veo”), a local will most probably decry.
Pick up a bargain in the sales, meanwhile, and our Colombian friends are just as likely to describe their purchase as “given away” (“regalado”) as they are to say that it was merely cheap.
It’s only natural then that exaggeration plays a central role in local humour. And nowhere more so than in the following bizarre, ridiculous and sometimes rude Colombian sayings and expressions that serve to spice up descriptions of most any everyday situation.
“More bored than a monkey in a bonsai tree”.
Exaggerations and ridiculous comparisons for every occasion
Without much room to swing about, these dwarf-sized trees probably can't provide much in the way of...