3. The Mucha Gueva FaceCupping
your handslike your holding aninvisible ball andslightly shaking thembeneath your chinwhile making a stupidface is a common wayin Colombia of callingsomeone a´dumbass´ or´egghead´.
4. The ´Montada´ Scissor FingersIf
someone is always onyour back, bullying andteasing you, in Colombiayou could describe thesituation by putting yourindex and middle finger oneither side of your wrist andsaying ´Me la tienemontada´.
5. The ´Tacaño´ Elbow SlapIn
Colombia andother Latin Americancountries, slappingones elbow is a wayof calling somebody´stingy´ or a´tight ass´.
6. The ´Ladron´ Cheek ScratchIf
a Colombian makeseye contact with youwhile caressing theirfingers softly down theircheek, they are tellingyou that there´s athief in your midst.
7. The ´Grave´ Floppy PalmWhen
Colombians shaketheir limp hand kind of likea ghetto finger whip, itmeans ´this isserious´ or´trouble´s coming´.Don´t forget the allimportant teeth bearing.
8. The Lip Point When
a Colombian slightly raises their chin, opens up their eyes and pouts their lips, no they are not blowing you a kiss. They are in fact pointing to something, as anyone else would with their index finger. Weird? It´s actually surprisingly practical.