By Sally - 26/01/2009 00:06 - United States

Today, I am studying abroad in Mexico and someone asked me what it's like to be from Minnesota. I responded in Spanish, in front of thirty people, what I thought translated to, "If you get cold, you can just put on a jacket." Apparently, what I thought meant "jacket" actually meant "masturbate". FML
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Actually, you are all missing the FML here. She used the word 'chaqueta' wich correctly means jacket in Spanish but in Mexican slang, 'chaqueta' means to masturbate. So in all fairness your spanish was correct but while in Mexico you may want to stay with 'Chamarra' instead of 'Chaqueta' when referring to your jacket.

I live in Minnesota it got to -40 here this year for almost a month solid fuck your jacket

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Your a little bitch.

I feel like I wasted five seconds of my life reading that..seriously.

I live in Minnesota it got to -40 here this year for almost a month solid fuck your jacket

in texas, we got to 105 degrees. the humidity is so bad, were actually hotter than the deserts of arizona. it's summer, and my summer job consists of going outside. so don't complain.

I live in Wisconsin. we get over our weather issuses or move.

YEAH WISCONSIN SAME HERE!!!!

I'm from and was born in Minnesota but I am Mexican. and yes I still speak Spanish I have not forgotten it

Come up to Minnesota I dare you if u thinks it's nice up here think again

Jacket=/=Masterbate

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Jacket ~ Jack it/Masturbate

Actually, you are all missing the FML here. She used the word 'chaqueta' wich correctly means jacket in Spanish but in Mexican slang, 'chaqueta' means to masturbate. So in all fairness your spanish was correct but while in Mexico you may want to stay with 'Chamarra' instead of 'Chaqueta' when referring to your jacket.

really? you learn something new everyday ;). i really think they should teach you a different word for jacket, then, in spanish class, they tought me the same word...

Same here! But the best part about this is that my best friend is mexican and helps me practice my Spanish, and hasn't corrected me' once on this.

I live in Mexico andhad no idea that word was slang for masturbate.. FML

I was taught that chequeta and abrigo were both words for jacket

Not kidding, I just found that out the hard way at work just about a month ago haha

#67, chaqueta means jacket, abrigo means coat

Thanks for the warning, dude, I'm currently learning Spanish and didn't realize that (to make matters worse, I live in Texas, so most Spanish speakers here use the Mexican dialect)

I'll have to tell my Spanish teachers about this, cause they've been teaching 'Chaqueta' for a while now.

Well... masturbating does heat things up. So you were right too! No worries. - S.

how do you mess that up? why do you know what masturbate is in spanish?

he didnt intentionally mean to say masturbate that's just what the word translated to

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yeah dude "masturbarse" means "to masturbate", you must have definitely said "coger"

That's what I was about to say. Or maybe he said "chingar"?

so any way i conviced this girl today who is studying abroad that we all thought she said masterbate, even though it was quite clear she was meaning jacket. she was so embarased.

ya i'm from minnesota......why does everyone think its so cold here? i mean, it's not exactly warm....but its not like peguin and igloo cold.....

Folks, pay no attention to this person. They are the person who walks around in four feet of snow in shorts and a t-shirt. In other words, they are the lucky type of minnesotan native

Jacket... Jack it... Easily confused, no?

Ha I agree. It even works in english!