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[*] posted on 3-12-2024 at 12:03 PM

Today's Word of the Day from was silbar, which it translated as "whistle." In Mexico and Puerto Rico I have only heard the word chiflar used for this purpose. I'm guessing there might be others. Anyone?

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[*] posted on 3-12-2024 at 12:43 PM

The late Nomad 'Whistler' (Glen) had mentioned his handle in Spanish was 'Chiflador' (as I recall). His last post was in 2018. Glen was a great guy and good friend... we traveled to Baja together once and he helped the people of Punta Abreojos, even starting an off road race group and building a Class 7 truck after he retired from the aerospace industry.

We met at the San Clemente Pier get-together, in 2000 (where many future Nomads met who were on 'Amigos de Baja' then)...

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